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sail

Definition of sail:

part of speech: verb

To be moved or impelled by the force of the wind on sails, as a ship on water; to begin a voyage; to float or pass smoothly along; to fly without striking with the wings, as a bird.

part of speech: noun

A sheet of strong canvas which, when spread out in a ship, catches the wind to impel it through the water- there are many sails in a ship, and each one has a different name; a ship or ships; an excursion in a ship; in poetry, wings.

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