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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To eat to windward (0.00841 detik)
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Definition: To eat to windward
, v. i.
1. To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in
distinction from liquid, food; to board.
He did eat continually at the king's table. --2 Sam.
2. To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.
3. To make one's way slowly.
, To eat in
or To eat into
, to make way by
corrosion; to gnaw; to consume. “A sword laid by, which
eats into itself.”
To eat to windward
(Naut.), to keep the course when
closehauled with but little steering; -- said of a vessel.