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ID #2023


v. [cf. DAE headwind a wind directly oppos-ing a ship in its course) (of wind when sailing) to come from ahead: The wind head--they can't come (Andros). (Black)

Tags: nautical, verb

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Last update: 2010-10-03 19:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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