Close to the wind

Definition of Close to the wind

(Naut.) directed as nearly to the point from which the wind blows as it is possible to sail; closehauled; - said of a vessel.

See also: Close

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navigation, sailing, seafaring
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Clong
Clonic
Clonic spasm
Clonus
Cloom
Cloop
Cloot
Clootie
clorella
Clorox
Close
Close borough
Close breeding
Close communion
Close corporation
Close fertilization
Close harmony
Close order
Close reef
Close time
-Close to the wind-
Close vowel
Close-banded
Close-barred
Close-bodied
Close-fights
close-grained
close-knit
close-minded
close-packed
close-set
Close-stool
Close-tongued
closed
Closed chain
closed-chain
closed-minded
closed-ring
closedown
Closefisted
Closehanded
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