trim ship

trim ship
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. break out, rig, equip, outfit, ballast, put on an even keel; see also balance 2 , trim 5 .

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  • Trim of the masts — Trim Trim, n. 1. Dress; gear; ornaments. [1913 Webster] Seeing him just pass the window in his woodland trim. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. Order; disposition; condition; as, to be in good trim. The trim of an encounter. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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