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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Nautical The backward movement of a vessel.

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  • n. a backwards motion of a vessel

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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