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  • n  (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast
  • n  the act of sailing close to the wind
  • v  sail close to the wind
  • v  flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides
    the sails luffed

  • Luff, the forward edge of the sail.
  • As the Woolly Bully heads home, Sealey tells Sigler to do the docking--which will of course require her to luff the jib (loosen the front sail).
  • As the Woolly Bully heads home, Sealey tells Sigler to do the docking which will of course require her to luff the jib (loosen the front sail).
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  • Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Director/PDMR Shareholding
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Centrica plc 19 June 2013 PDMR Shareholdings Acquisition of Shares On 18 June 2013, Mike Linn, a Director of the Company, acquired 42,575 ordinary shares of the Company of 6 14/81 pence each (Shares) at a price of 372.00. pence per Share. Following this acquisition, Mr Linn holds 42,575 Shares. Exercise of Sharesave Options On 18 June 2013, Nick Luff, a Director of the ...
    June 19, 2013 - Business Wire

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