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  • 21 To set sail — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 22 To shorten sail — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 23 To strike sail — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 24 Under sail — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 25 To crowd out — Crowd Crowd (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crowded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowding}.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr[=u]dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To press or drive together; …

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  • 26 Press of sail — Press Press, n. [F. presse. See 4th {Press}.] 1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or building containing a press or …

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  • 27 To heave out a sail — Heave Heave (h[=e]v), v. t. [imp. {Heaved} (h[=e]vd), or {Hove} (h[=o]v); p. p. {Heaved}, {Hove}, formerly {Hoven} (h[=o] v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heaving}.] [OE. heven, hebben, AS. hebban; akin to OS. hebbian, D. heffen, OHG. heffan, hevan, G.… …

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  • 28 press of sail — Date: 1794 the fullest amount of sail that a ship can crowd on called also press of canvas …

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  • 29 fore-and-aft sails — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 30 square sails — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 31 To loose sails — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 32 Crowded — Crowd Crowd (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crowded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowding}.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr[=u]dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To press or drive together; …

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  • 33 Crowding — Crowd Crowd (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crowded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowding}.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr[=u]dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To press or drive together; …

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  • 34 Velocity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Velocity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 velocity velocity speed celerity Sgm: N 1 swiftness swiftness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 rapidity rapidity eagle speed Sgm: N 1 expedition expedition …

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  • 35 speed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. haste, hasten, hurry, accelerate. n. velocity, dispatch, expedition, swiftness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. swiftness, celerity, briskness, activity, eagerness, haste, hurry, promptitude, acceleration …

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  • 36 hasten — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make haste] Syn. rush, sprint, spurt, scurry, move quickly, bestir oneself, dash off, plunge, bustle, waste no time, lose no time, fly, be in a hurry, cover ground, not lose a moment, hurry, hurry up, press, press on,… …

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  • 37 race — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. onrush, advance; competition; sprint, dash; stream; channel, millrace, tide, river; career; family, clan, tribe; people, ethnic group. v. rush, career; hasten; compete; speed. See velocity, ancestry,… …

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  • 38 hasten — I. v. n. Haste, hurry, move quickly, move speedily, be quick, be in a hurry, make haste, mend one s pace, lose no time, lose not a moment, make the best of one s way, wing one s way, crowd sail, clap spurs to one s horse. II. v. a. Expedite,… …

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  • 39 hurry — I. v. a. 1. Drive, precipitate. 2. Hasten, expedite, speed, despatch, urge or push forward, urge or press on. II. v. n. 1. Act precipitately, be in a flutter, be in a flurry. 2. Haste, hasten, move quickly, be in haste, be quick, be in a hurry,… …

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  • 40 USS Constitution — For similarly named ships, principles of government, and other uses, see Constitution (disambiguation). Constitution on her 213th birt …

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