full and by

adjective
variants: or less commonly full and bye

Definition of full and by

: sailing with all sails full and lying as near the wind as possible : close-hauled

History and Etymology for full and by

Middle English full and by

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“Full and by.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20and%20by. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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