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hike out

(intransitive, adverb) (nautical, US & Canadian) to lean backwards over the side of a light sailing boat in order to carry the centre of gravity as far to windward as possible to reduce heeling Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) sit out
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  • “I suppose we could hike out there,” Brad agreed reluctantly.

    Dan Carter Cub Scout Mildred A. Wirt
  • "hike out the foot-boards; they slide in them grooves," said Dan.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • All hike out to Lovejoy's for hot dogs and then back to Billy's for sundaes.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • They rushed off after you, and all I had to do was to hike out.

  • The season is over, boys, until next spring; and you may just as well make up your minds to hike out now as later.

    Gold Stewart White
  • I rented the room for a week and concluded to hike out of town when the week was up.

  • It was easy to tip dem off to hike out wid de squab, and de first chanct you get you'll hike after dem, while we hold de bag.

    The Mucker Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • But you know they're intending to hike out up in the same quarter we've selected?

  • I took th' map, an' when spring come, I made a hike out of that country.

  • Along toward the first of last July, I took a hike out into the Indian country to buy a few head o cattle.

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