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- adj. Alternative form of close-hauled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Under way and moving as nearly as possible toward the direction from which the wind blows; having the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible; -- said of a sailing vessel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, sailing as close to the wind as possible.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible
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