To spring the luff

Definition of To spring the luff

(Naut.) to ease the helm, and sail nearer to the wind than before; - said of a vessel.

See also: Spring

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To speak with
To spin a yarn
To spin hay
To spin street yarn
To spit on
To splice the main brace
To split hairs
To split on a rock
To sport one's oak
To spot timber
To spread cloth
To spring a butt
To spring a leak
To spring a mast
To spring a rattle
To spring an arch
To spring at
To spring forth
To spring in
To spring on
-To spring the luff-
To sprunt up
To square one's shoulders
To square the circle
To stab at
To stack arms
to stack the deck
To stamp out
To stand against
To stand at ease
To stand by
To stand corrected
To stand fast
To stand fire
To stand firmly on
To stand for
To stand in
To stand in awe of
To stand in hand
To stand in stead
To stand in the gap
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