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English Dictionary: aboard by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle [syn: aboard, on board]
  2. on first or second or third base; "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"
    Synonym(s): aboard, on base
  3. side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship"
    Synonym(s): aboard, alongside
  4. part of a group; "Bill's been aboard for three years now"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Aboard \A*board"\, prep.
      1. On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.
      2. Across; athwart. [Obs.]
                     Nor iron bands aboard The Pontic Sea by their huge
                     navy cast.                                          --Spenser.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Aboard \A*board"\, adv. [Pref. a- on, in + board.]
      On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or
      within a railway car.
      2. Alongside; as, close aboard. Naut.:
      {To fall aboard of}, to strike a ship's side; to fall foul
      {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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