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  1. luffnoun

    (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast

  2. luffverb

    the act of sailing close to the wind

  3. luff, pointverb

    sail close to the wind

    manoeuvre, manoeuver, sharpen, taper, bespeak, indicate, aim, betoken, maneuver, place, head, guide, repoint, direct, channelize, level, designate, charge, channelise, target, steer, signal, point, orient, show

  4. luffverb

    flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides

    "the sails luffed"


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  1. luffverb

    (Naut.) sail nearer the wind, bring the bow into the wind

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