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Definition: Near the wind
(n[=e]r), adv. [AS. ne['a]r, compar. of ne['a]h
nigh. See Nigh
1. At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree;
not remote; nigh.
My wife! my traitress! let her not come near me.
2. Nearly; almost; well-nigh. “Near twenty years ago.”
--Shak. “Near a fortnight ago.”
Near about the yearly value of the land. --Locke.
3. Closely; intimately. --Shak.
Far and near
, at a distance and close by; throughout a
To come near to
, to want but little of; to approximate to.
“Such a sum he found would go near to ruin him.”
Near the wind
(Naut.), close to the wind; closehauled.