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- adv. at the hull of a ship
- adv. Having the sails furled and the helm lashed alee, as during a storm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See hull, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, in or into the position of a ship when her sails are furled and the helm is lashed to the lee side; in the position of a vessel when she lies to, with all her sails furled.
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