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Definition of the verb lie off
What does lie off mean as a doing phrase?
- [nautical, transitive] To remain at a safe distance from (another vessel or hazard)
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A Yankee Engineer Abroad (2007)
The East by Frederick Hubbard
To lie off means to come to a compari- tively stationary position at sea. To lie on ( one's oars) means to suspend rowing, or, in the case of a steamer, to stop engines. To consider on and off the coast when at anchor would imply dragging anchor ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
A few islands lie off the coast, and all of any considerable size and importance are at the corners: off the n.e. corner are the Maddalena group, consisting of Maddalena, Caprera, and five or six little islets; off the n.w.. corner is Asinara; and off ...
The World Book Dictionary (2003)
See under low1, lie off, to stay not tar from the shore or some other craft: Intending to lie off at Ramsey tor contraband rum (Hall Caine). lie over, a to be left waiting until a later time: That matter can just as well lie over until fall. b to suspend ...
by Maurice Schwartz
lie in an arc extending north from the coast of Venezuela and then trending westwards towards the southern tip of Florida; while other small group of islands lie off the northwestern coast of Venezuela and off the coasts of Central America.
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