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Definition: To freshen the way
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Freshened
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Freshening
1. To make fresh; to separate, as water, from saline
ingredients; to make less salty; as, to freshen water,
fish, or flesh.
2. To refresh; to revive. [Obs.] --Spenser.
3. (Naut.) To relieve, as a rope, by change of place where
friction wears it; or to renew, as the material used to
prevent chafing; as, to freshen a hawse. -- Totten.
To freshen ballast
(Naut.), to shift Or restore it.
To freshen the hawse
, to pay out a little more cable, so as
to bring the chafe on another part.
To freshen the way
, to increase the speed of a vessel.
--Ham. Nav. Encyc.