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Definition of the adverb ahull

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  1. [nautical] at the hull of a ship
  2. [nautical] Having the sails furled and the helm lashed alee, as during a storm.

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Google previewOverboard! (2010)

A True Blue-water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival by Michael J. Tougias

Lying ahull is a controversial topic among sailing experts. You give up control of the boat and consequently the vessel's bow no longer heads into the seas. You gamble that a massive broadside hit won't do you in. Most sailboats under bare poles and without engine power can ride the seas well—even sideways—so long as the swells are not extraordinarily steep or breaking. Bob quickly agrees with Jerry's idea, and so the rudder is fixed to leeward, and in a tense moment they let go ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

ahull annul barnacle chronicle cull ...

Google previewFuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand-lexicon (1824)

udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay

to strike aHull. Braser, Braces, (giort fast med Bracer) braced. (Storebraser) Mainbraces. (Fokkebraser) Forebraces. (Beginneraabraser) Crossgickbraces ( Krydsbraser) Mizentopbraces. (Formersbraser Foretopbraces. (Storemersbraser), Maintopbraces. (Storebramseilsbr.) Maintopgallantbraces. (Forebramseilsbraser) Foretopgällantbraces. Braske, to boaft, brag of, be Proud of, "take Pride in, to pride orglory ...

Google previewPlato Dictionary (2015)

by Morris Stockhammer

Ahull resembling an oversize openwork basket was prepared of willow sticks lashed together ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Ahull, ahul′,adv.(naut.) withsails furled, and helm lashed to the leeside, driving before the wind, stern foremost. Ahungered, ahung′gėrd, adj. oppressed with hunger. [Erroneously written an hungered, as in Bible.] Aiblins, āb′linz, adv.(Scot.) perhaps, possibly. [See Able.] Aid, ād, v.t. to help, assist.—n. help: assistance, as in defending anaction:an auxiliary:subsidy or money grantto the king.—n.Aid′ance, aid,help, support.—adj.Aid′ant, (arch.) aiding,helping.

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

AHULL, a nautical term. A ship lies ahull, when, with all ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition) (1998)

by John Rousmaniere

lie ahull See ahull. life belt PFD (personal flotation device) or safely harness. life harness Safety harness. life jacket, life vest, life preserver, life ring See PFD (personal flotation device). lifeline A wire encircling the deck above the rail, supported by metal posts (stanchions), to help keep the crew on deck. Double ...

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Ahull Meaning

Video shows what ahull means. at the hull of a ship. Having the sails furled and the helm lashed alee, as during a storm.. Ahull Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1H4U1L1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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