Bow|ditch

Bow|ditch
Bow|ditch «BOW dihch», noun.
U.S. Nautical. a manual of navigation, especially any one of a series of manuals published since 1802.
[< Nathaniel Bowditch, 1773-1838, an American mathematician and astronomer, who edited the first of these manuals]

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