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Careen

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Pronunciation : Ca*reen"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OF. cariner, F. caréner, fr. OF. carène, the bottom of a ship, keel, fr. L. carina.] (Naut.)
Definition : Defn: To cause (a vessel) to lean over so that she floats on one side, leaving the other side out of water and accessible for repairs below the water line; to case to be off the keel.

t. [imp. & p. p. Careened; p. pr. & vb. n. Careening.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ca*reen" (
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To incline to one side, or lie over, as a ship when sailing on a wind; to be off the keel.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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