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A drag, usually a canvas-covered conical frame, deployed in the water upwind of a vessel to slow its drift or to maintain a desired heading. Also called drogue.
(Nautical Terms) nautical any device, such as a bucket or canvas funnel, dragged in the water to keep a vessel heading into the wind or reduce drifting
any of various devices that are dropped at the end of cable to hold the bow of a vessel into the wind.
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|Noun||1.||sea anchor - restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind|
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight