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1 To ease away slowly, particularly in connection with a purchase such as the falls of a lifeboat (see lifesaving) or the sheets or sails.

2 To bring a vessel to a stop, by letting go an anchor, by a mooring wire made fast to a wharf, or by going astern on the engines.

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