To veer away

To veer away
Veer Veer, v. t. To direct to a different course; to turn; to wear; as, to veer, or wear, a vessel. [1913 Webster]

{To veer and haul} (Naut.), to pull tight and slacken alternately. --Totten.

{To veer away} or {To veer out} (Naut.), to let out; to slacken and let run; to pay out; as, to veer away the cable; to veer out a rope. [1913 Webster]


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