: to come about with head to the wind in either direction usually preparatory to heaving to or coming to anchor

Word History

Etymology

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First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of round to was in 1799

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“Round to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/round%20to. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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