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The Dictionary of English Nautical Language Database: Search Results

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Term: eased (v)
Definition: 1) Slackened or payed out slightly. 2) Born off slightly, or turned slightly away from the wind; as in: ÒAs the wind decreased, he eased the helm.Ó 3) Turned back amidships, referring to the helm, after being put hard over.
See Also: ease, pay


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