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EBarnacle What are 'Quarterdeck Manners'? (20) RE: What are 'Quarterdeck Manners'? 10 Oct 19


A banyan day aboard ship was a day in which no meat was issued as part of the daily ration. The term is used regularly by novelists writing about the Royal Navy during "the age of fighting sail," especially referring to the Napoleonic period.


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