Definitions for sailless

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sailseɪl(n.)

  1. an area of canvas or other fabric extended on a ship or other vessel or vehicle to catch the wind for propulsion.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  2. a similar apparatus, as on a windmill.

    Category: Energy

  3. a voyage or excursion esp. in a vessel with sails.

    Category: Navy

  4. sailing vessels collectively.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  5. the sails of a ship or boat.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  6. (v.i.)to travel on water in a ship or boat.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  7. to manage a sailboat, esp. for sport.

    Category: Nautical, Navy, Sport

  8. to begin a journey by water.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  9. to move along in a manner suggestive of a sailing vessel:

    caravans sailing along.

  10. to move along in a stately, effortless way:

    to sail into a room.

  11. (v.t.)to sail upon, over, or through:

    to sail the seven seas.

  12. to navigate (a vessel).

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  13. sail into, to attack vigorously; assail.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Idioms for sail:

  1. set or make sail,to start a voyage.

    Category: Nautical, Navy, Idiom

  2. under sail,with sails set; in motion; sailing.

    Category: Nautical, Navy, Idiom

Origin of sail:

bef. 900; (n.) OE segl, c. OFris seil, OS segel, OHG segal (G Segel ), ON segl; (v.) OE siglan, seglian

sail′less(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. sailless(Adjective)

    Lacking a sail.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sailless(adj)

    destitute of sails

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