wear round

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Verb1.wear round - turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"
navigation, pilotage, piloting - the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
sail - travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
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As he did so the narrow black velvet band which she seems always to wear round her throat, buckled with an old diamond buckle which her lover had given her, was dragged a little up, and showed a red mark on her throat.
He answered quietly as he began to make the wreath which Lucy was to wear round her neck.
No more, my dear -- we've run aground here, and we may as well wear round and put back again," said old Mazey.
Then tried again, in '94 (we had just arrived in Wales then), dressing sensibly, putting the doorkey on a bit of string to wear round my neck, prepping a water bottle, stretching out and so on.
There are three rounds, with an evening wear round and a swimsuit round.
There was the opening show and then Ruby was in the casual wear round and then the rainbow round which was to do with all the colours of the rainbow.
The event will include the traditional evening wear round, plus swimwear through the years and a surprise round.
The Miss Earth organisation has revealed the top 15 finalists of the Resorts Wear round which was held on 29 November at Hotel PonteFino, Batangas, in Philippines.
BOTH North Shields and Catchgate club North Road Gym gained success in the Tyne, Tees and Wear round of the Novices' Championships.
He will design some of the bikinis, sarongs and even outfits for the Indian Wear round.
If you are really tall then you shouldn't wear round toe shoes as this will have u looking disproportional so to balance out your shape, rather focus on square toe shoes.
Undaunted, Cilla soon found herself a pair of sparkly skyscraper heels, the kind the ladies used to wear round Liverpool docks.