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A 1, a symbol used in nautical language to signify a vessel of the first class at Lloyd's; hence, figuratively, anything very excellent.

“Let us urge forward our spirits, and make them approach the invisible world, and fix our mind upon immaterial things, till we clearly perceive that these are no dreams; nay, that all things are dreams and shadows besides them.”
–Henry Scougal, The Life of God in the Soul of Man