To strike sail

Definition of To strike sail

(Naut.) to lower the sails suddenly, as in saluting, or in sudden gusts of wind; hence, to acknowledge inferiority; to abate pretension.
See under Sail.

See also: Sail Strike

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To strike a balance
To strike a bargain
To strike a jury
To strike a lead
To strike a ledger
To strike an attitude
To strike at
To strike camp
To strike dumb
To strike for
To strike hands
To strike hands with
To strike home
To strike in
To strike in with
To strike off
To strike oil
To strike one luck
To strike out
To strike root
-To strike sail-
To strike tallies
To strike the flag
To strike up
To strike work
To stump it
To stump up
To suck in
To suck out
To suck up
To sue out
To surge the capstan
To suspend payment
To swear by
To swear off
To swear the peace against one
To sweat coin
To sweep a mold
To sweep the deck
To swing a door
To swing round the circle
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