Close reef

the last reef that can be put in.

See also: Reef

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
This first day was made more difficult for me from the fact that the Ghost, under close reefs (terms such as these I did not learn till later), was plunging through what Mr.
A little while ago we got into a nice mess of lane snapper on one of the close reefs. They're real sweet and they don't need much spice, so I brought 'em to our house and put'em in foil with a little milk and Everglades seasoning and steamed them 'em up in the foil.
"From an ecological perspective, the best response to bleaching is to close reefs to fishing entirely.