from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to put, as soil, manure, etc., underneath from the surface by plowing, digging, or the like.
- intransitive v. to bend, or be folded, downward or under.
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But the distractions had been dangerous; the brig had continued to turn under full helm, and now her stern was swinging in to bump against the Santa Barbara's bow.