To bring to

To resuscitate; to bring back to consciousness or life, as a fainting person.
(Naut.) To check the course of, as of a ship, by dropping the anchor, or by counterbracing the sails so as to keep her nearly stationary (she is then said to lie to).
To cause (a vessel) to lie to, as by firing across her course.
To apply a rope to the capstan.

See also: Bring, Bring, Bring, Bring

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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