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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Apeak  \A*peak"\,  adv  &  a.  [Pref.  a-  +  peak.  Cf  F.  [`a]  pic 
  vertically.]  (Naut.) 
  In  a  vertical  line  The  anchor  in  apeak,  when  the  cable  has 
  been  sufficiently  hove  in  to  bring  the  ship  over  it  and  the 
  ship  is  them  said  to  be  hove  apeak.  [Spelt  also  {apeek}.]