To bear away

(Naut.) to change the course of a ship, and make her run before the wind.

See also: Bear

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
It was such a pack of scoundrels that Bududreen led toward the north campong to bear away the treasure.
I shall die on Christmas day, then the Three Vagrants will come upon me to bear away my frank nonsense and mirth.
Witnesses told the Jury that Two True at the time had luffed to avoid a collision with She's the Culprit after she (Two True) had been forced to bear away when the spinnaker of Kioni, the windward boat, had fallen across the stern area of True Blue while being dropped.
Sailing fast and well, Artemis just managed to squeeze in and take the lead while BMW Oracle Racing - sailing no more than one boat length behind Artemis, had no other choice but to bear away to give way to the other boats, finally rounding the top mark last.
He forced the maxi yacht Brindabella to bear away to leeward to pass as they began the 1.5-nautical mile beat to windward in a 10-knot east-northeasterly sea breeze.