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Nautical Term:

back and fill (v)

Definition:

To alternately back and fill the sails of a ship as a means of steering when the rudder is ineffectual, as when drifting down river or with a current.

Read also:

back (v) back and fill (v) back splice (n) backbone (n) backing block (n) backstay (n) backwash (n) backwater (v) backwind (v)
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