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close reach

[ klohs ]

noun

, Nautical.
  1. reach26


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Word History and Origins

Origin of close reach1

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Example Sentences

In a close reach to the Rosebeg, 'Satanita' lost a few seconds, and then followed a splendid race tack and tack home.

They then had a close reach off into the Channel, and with the light breeze narrowing only slow progress was made.

Desolation Valley and all its surroundings is also within close reach.

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