(of a sail or sails) filled with wind; clean full.
with all sails full of wind.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of rap full
First recorded in 1865–70
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Example sentences from the Web for rap full
Rap-full, rap′-fool, adj. full of wind—of sails when close-hauled.
She was kept a rap-full until near the edge of the eddy, and then her helm was put nearly down, all at once.Afloat And Ashore|James Fenimore Cooper