close to the wind definition

  • adjective:
    • Used except that as an idiom: see near,‎ the,‎ wind.
    • Near a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.
    • directed as almost to the point from where the wind blows as it is possible to sail; closehauled; -- said of a vessel.
  • adverb:
    • utilized except that as an idiom: see near,‎ the,‎ wind.
    • Near a limit of feasibility or compliance with legislation or morality.
    • almost contrary on direction from where wind is coming

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