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For a selection of basic naval terms, see the log and report glossary.
- Let go the painter
- orders: Order to the man in the bow handling the painter, to let go bow line.
- nautical: A length of rope secured at the bow of a small boat for use in towing or for making it fast. Called also a bow-fast.
- Sea Painter
- glossary: A line over the side of the ship to secure a small boat or punt for examining or painting the side of the ship.