A*board" (#), adv. [Pref. a- on, in + board.]

On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.


Alongside; as, close aboard.

Naut.: To fall aboard of, to strike a ship's side; to fall foul of. -- To haul the tacks aboard, to set the courses. -- To keep the land aboard, to hug the shore. -- To lay (a ship) aboard, to place one's own ship close alongside of (a ship) for fighting.


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A*board", prep.


On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.


Across; athwart.


Nor iron bands aboard The Pontic Sea by their huge navy cast. Spenser.


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