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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The backward movement of a vessel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The movement of a ship backward, or with her stern foremost.

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

  • noun (Naut.) The movement of a ship backward, or with her stern foremost.

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

  • noun nautical a backwards motion of a vessel

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