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  • v. Present participle of chapel.

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  • "Chapelling a ship, the act of turning her round in a light breeze of wind when she is close-hauled, so as that she will lie the same way she did before. This is commonly occasioned by the negligence of the steersman, or by a sudden change of the wind."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 80

    October 12, 2008