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sail
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels through the water.
2. Anything resembling a sail, or regarded as a sail.
3. A wing; a van.
5. A sailing vessel; a vessel of any kind; a craft.
10. To set sail; to begin a voyage.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pass or move upon, as in a ship, by means of sails; hence, to move or journey upon ( the water) by means of steam or other force.
2. To fly through; to glide or move smoothly through.
3. To direct or manage the motion of, as a vessel; as, to sail one's own ship.
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