Definition of Reefings

1. Noun. (plural of reefing) ¹



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Definition of Reefings

1. reefing [n] - See also: reefing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reefings

reef rashes
reef squirrelfish
reef triggerfish
reef whitetip shark
reefable
reefal
reefed
reefer
reefer's nut
reefer jacket
reefer jackets
reefers
reefier
reefiest
reefing
reefings (current term)
reefpoint
reefs
reefy
reeing
reeject
reejected
reejecting
reejects
reek
reeked
reeker
reekers
reekie
reekier

Literary usage of Reefings

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1. Aeschylus by Aeschylus, Frederick Apthorp Paley (1871)
"It is too well marked to escape my notice: there are the reefings of the sails and the side-guards of the ship, and the prow, seeing its course before it ..."

2. Household Papers and Stories by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1896)
"As matters were, our three girls never could be in our kitchen at one time without reefings and ..."

3. Life in Victoria: Or, Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858, Showing the by William Kelly (1859)
"... quartz reefings. But, over and above those persuasive considerations, there was another fully as potential as either, or perhaps as both combined, ..."

4. The Dorp and the Veld: Or, Six Months in Natal by Charles Barter (1852)
"... and reefings, of setting and taking in of sails, and many other manoeuvres which, though painfully interesting at the time, require the pen of a Marryat ..."

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