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To leave completely and finally, ceasing to operate or inhabit a vessel, commonly in response to an impending threat. Given as an order by a ship's officer.
- "Just watch me make able seaman ahead of you."
"Non, it is I who will attain it before you!"
"Not a chance, frog! See, it takes brains to make able seaman. And courage!"
"Ze Englishman never lived who had either!"
- ―Lucius Featherstone and Etienne de Ver[src]
A seaman with at least two years' experience at sea. Traditionally, they made about twenty-five percent more in pay than ordinary seamen.
- "If you spring me from this cell, I swear on pain of death, I shall take you to the Black Pearl and your bonny lass. Do we have an accord?"
"Agreed. Get me out."
- ―Jack Sparrow and Will Turner[src]
Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action. An Agreement or harmony of things in general between parties in controversy.
To be at the mercy of the wind and tide. In naval slang, it means being late or overdue for one's duty.
- "So that's it, then? That's the secret grand adventure of the infamous Jack Sparrow? You spent three days lying on a beach, drinking rum?"
- ―Elizabeth Swann to Jack Sparrow[src]
The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.
The basic term for life after death. The duty of the Flying Dutchman was to ferry souls who die at sea to the other side, into the afterlife.
- "You command in an age of piracy where bold captains sail free waters. Where waves aren't measured in feet, but as increments of fear, and those who pass the test become legend."
- ―Elizabeth Swann to Sao Feng[src]
An influential philosophical tradition whose early practitioners' claims to profound powers were known from antiquity. The defining objectives of alchemy are varied; these include the creation of the fabled philosopher's stone, the ability to transform base metals into the noble metals, gold or silver; and the elixir of life, which confers youth and immortality. The Shadow Lord was a known alchemist the Seven Seas had ever known.
An intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of a bitter, usually hops.
A nautical order, on board a ship, for all seamen of all watches to muster on deck immediately; normally shortened to All hands.
- "Lower the starboard anchor! Do it you gobs! Or it's you we'll load into the cannons."
- ―Joshamee Gibbs to the crew of the Interceptor[src]
An anchor is a heavy object, often made out of metal, that is used to attach a ship to the bottom of a body of water at a specific point to act as a weight to keep the ship from moving. There are two primary classes of anchors—temporary and permanent. A permanent anchor is often called a mooring, and is rarely moved; it is quite possible the vessel cannot hoist it aboard but must hire a service to move or maintain it. Vessels carry one or more temporary anchors which may be of different designs and weights. A sea anchor is an unrelated device: a drogue used to control a drifting vessel.
- "Mr. Greene, he been tellin’ me ’bout some history that happened, oh, ’bout three hundred years ago. He said you French folk had a lady warrior, and she rode a white horse. She dressed up in armor and fought battles. I said that hard to believe. He said it be true. Is it?"
"Oh, yes, it is true. He was speaking of Jeanne d’Arc, you would say Joan of Arc, the holy martyr. She was a peasant maid who heard the divine voices of the angels telling her to lead the armies of the King."
- ―Chamba and Etienne de Ver[src]
Aqua de Vida
- "No, wait, wait! Wait. 'Aqua'...'de Vida'."
- ―Jack Sparrow reading from the Chalices of Cartagena[src]
The other name of the Fountain of Youth. In Latin, the term "Aqua" means "water", while "de Vida" means "of life". Jack Sparrow discovered that to enter the Fountain's chambers, he must speak the words "Aqua de Vida", which were inscribed upon the two Chalices of Cartagena.
- "There's still a fight to be had."
"We've an armada against us, and with the Dutchman, there's no chance."
"There's only a fool's chance."
- ―Will Turner, Joshamee Gibbs, and Elizabeth Swann[src]
This is a word that can essentially mean anything, usually a response in the affirmative, or general exclamation. It can also be used as a growl or snarl-like noise.
Atlantis (in Greek, Ἀτλαντὶς νῆσος, "island of Atlas") was a legendary island located in the Atlantic Ocean. First mentioned in Plato's work, written about 360 BC, Atlantis sank into the depths of the sea "in a single day and night of misfortune". According to legend, the Sword of Triton was forged in the lost city.
- "Everyone stay calm, we're taking over the ship."
- ―Jack Sparrow and William Turner[src]
A command to stop or desist, commonly "hold! stop!". 
Abbreviation of At World's End, third film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Abbreviation of At World's End (video game), a game based on the second and third films of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
- "Bell, I need you to make a sea anchor-grab anything heavy you can, like a barrel or Fitzy's bag, whatever—something that will give us drag. Tie a rope to it firmly and feed it off the aft end. Got it?"
- ―Jack Sparrow and Arabella Smith[src]
"Aye, aye", usually shortened to simply "aye" in operational situations, was a naval response indicating that an order has been received, is understood, and will be carried out immediately.
- "You don't know what this is, do you?"
"It's a pirate medallion."
"This is Aztec gold. One of 882 identical pieces they delivered in a stone chest to Cortés himself."
- ―Hector Barbossa and Elizabeth Swann[src]