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Plimsoll's Mark

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A mark conspicuously painted on the port side of all British sea-going merchant vessels, to indicate the limit of submergence allowed by law; - so called from Samuel Plimsoll, by whose efforts the act of Parliament to prevent overloading was procured.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Plimsoll's Mark'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/plimsolls-mark.html. 1828.

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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