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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small tool to indicate wind direction carried aboard ship.

Usage examples (3)
  • “Lauritz, you young scamp, go aloft and clear the dogvane!
  • “HERE, Lauritz, you young scamp, go aloft and clear the dogvane.
  • We had literally, therefore, no mode, of regulating our course but by once more trusting to the steadiness of the wind; and it was not a little amusing, as well as novel, to... for more
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