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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having the sails trimmed for sailing as near the wind as possible.

Usage examples (37)
  • The boat is sailing close hauled.
  • The other put out to sea, close-hauled upon the wind.
  • Shortened down or everythin 'set, close-hauled or runnin' free;
  • This was an agreeable change after all our close-hauled tacking in the for more
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