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 for aboard
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aboard \A*board"\, prep.
     1. On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.
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     2. Across; athwart. [Obs.]
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              Nor iron bands aboard
              The Pontic Sea by their huge navy cast. --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aboard \A*board"\, adv. [Pref. a- on, in + board.]
     1. On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or
        within a railway car.
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     2. Alongside; as, close aboard.
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     To fall aboard of, to strike a ship's side; to fall foul
        of.
  
     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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aboard
      adv 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" [syn: aboard, on base]
      3: side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship" [syn:
         aboard, alongside]
      4: part of a group; "Bill's been aboard for three years now"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "aboard":
     afloat, all aboard, aloft, among us, athwart the hawse,
     athwarthawse, aye, before the mast, here, hereabout, hereabouts,
     hereat, hereinto, hereto, hereunto, hither, hitherward,
     hitherwards, in sail, in this place, in this vicinity, just here,
     on board, on board ship, on deck, on shipboard, on the spot,
     somewhere about, to this place, topside, with us
  
  

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