clubhaul

/ (ˈklʌbˌhɔːl) /

verb

nautical to force (a sailing vessel) onto a new tack, esp in an emergency, by fastening a lee anchor to the lee quarter, dropping the anchor as the vessel comes about, and hauling in the anchor cable to swing the stern to windward

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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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