Port
Port Port, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Porting}.] [F. porter, L. portare to carry. See {Port} demeanor.] 1. To carry; to bear; to transport. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They are easily ported by boat into other shires. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) To throw, as a musket, diagonally across the body, with the lock in front, the right hand grasping the small of the stock, and the barrel sloping upward and crossing the point of the left shoulder; as, to port arms. [1913 Webster]

Began to hem him round with ported spears. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Port arms}, a position in the manual of arms, executed as above. [1913 Webster]


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