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weath·er·ly

 (wĕth′ər-lē)
adj.
Able to sail close to the wind with little drift to leeward.

weath′er·li·ness n.

weatherly

(ˈwɛðəlɪ)
adj
(Nautical Terms) (of a sailing vessel) making very little leeway when close-hauled, even in a stiff breeze
ˈweatherliness n

weath•er•ly

(ˈwɛð ər li)

adj.
(of a ship or boat) making very little leeway when close-hauled.
[1645–55]
weath′er•li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.weatherly - (of a sailing vessel) making very little leeway when close-hauledweatherly - (of a sailing vessel) making very little leeway when close-hauled
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
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