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Synonyms of luff

Noun


1. luff, edge

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

2. luff, sailing

usage: the act of sailing close to the wind

Verb


1. luff, point, sail

usage: sail close to the wind

2. luff, roll, undulate, flap, wave

usage: flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; "the sails luffed"

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