weatherly

adjective
weath·​er·​ly | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-lē How to pronounce weatherly (audio) \

Definition of weatherly

: able to sail close to the wind with little leeway

First Known Use of weatherly

1729, in the meaning defined above

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“Weatherly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weatherly. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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