To eat the wind out of a vessel

(Naut.) to gain slowly to windward of her.
- Tillotson.

See also: Eat

To dwell on
To dye in grain
To dye in the grain
To dyst one's jacket
to each one
To ease a ship
To ease off
To ease the helm
To eat
To eat dirt
To eat heartily
To eat humble pie
To eat of
To eat one's words
To eat out
To eat the seed corn
-- To eat the wind out of a vessel --
To eat to windward
To edge away
To edge down
To edge in
To edge in with
To elbow one's way
To elevate a piece
To employ one's self
To end in smoke
To end up
To endeavor one's self
To enjoy one's self
To enlarge an order
To enlarge one's self
To enlarge the heart
To enter on the boards
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