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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To sag to leeward (0.01069 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To sag to leeward Sag \Sag\ (s[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sagged; p. pr. & vb. n. Sagging.] [Akin to Sw. sacka to settle, sink down, LG. sacken, D. zakken. Cf. Sink, v. i.] 1. To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To lose firmness or elasticity; to sink; to droop; to flag; to bend; to yield, as the mind or spirits, under the pressure of care, trouble, doubt, or the like; to be unsettled or unbalanced. [R.] [1913 Webster] The mind I sway by, and the heart I bear, Shall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily. [1913 Webster] To sag to leeward (Naut.), to make much leeway by reason of the wind, sea, or current; to drift to leeward; -- said of a vessel. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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