An interjection used to hail a ship or a person, or to attract attention.
A command meaning stop or desist, from the Italian "basta", meaning stop.
aye (or ay)
Yes; an affirmation.
The state of a sailing vessel which cannot move due to a lack of wind.
1. To secure or make fast (a rope, for example) by winding on a cleat or pin.
2. To stop, most often used as a command.