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  • adjective Sailors' slang Having the sails set in the manner called wing-and-wing.

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  • adjective nautical, slang Having the sails set in the manner called wing and wing.

Etymologies

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Apparently an invented past tense of wing; compare swing, swung and ring, rung.

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