Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To rake fore and aft, as a heavy sea a vessel at anchor with her head to the wind; sweep over.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Naut.) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves break over a vessel anchored with its head to the sea.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ rake

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