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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of sailing close to the wind; (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast v. - Flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; Sail close to the wind.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : The sail luffed as we put about for port
  • Sweet & sour doggy hyde-luff | 4: 43 pm | Vote: 0 0
  • "Keep your luff, there!" he shouted at the helmsman.
  • September 27, 2009 at 4:01 am tel Lora ai luff her… for more
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