Definition of Gybed
1. gybe [v] - See also: gybe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gybed
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Literary usage of Gybed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Yachting and rowing calendar, ed. by Argonaut edited by Edwin Dampier Brickwood (1866)
"Soon after passing the West Rocks Buoy, at 11.50, the Christabel gybed—and in doing so she sprung and smartly " fished " her ..."
2. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"Boyal Harwich Yacht Club, the Volante " gybed all standing ... If the mark has to be gybed round and the wind is light, the yacht should be run dead for the ..."
3. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1872)
"The wind was nearly aft in Sea Reach, and off Scar's Beacon, Dauntless gybed to port, the others keeping booms over to starboard. Surf held her own well, ..."
4. Exposition of Yacht Racing Rules: Customs & Practices Observed in Match by Dixon Kemp (1898)
"If May, when she began to overtake Mohawk, had got in her spinnaker and gybed she could have avoided the foul. All the witnesses declared positively that ..."
5. The Yachting calendar and review. Ed. by 'Argonaut'. edited by Edwin Dampier Brickwood (1867)
"They gybed round the Stone Bench mark boat at : Sphinx a 32 0 | Vindex 3 32 37 | Phryne 3 33 55 HM s. l HMM l HH s. Their course was now about a point of W. ..."
6. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1917)
"A sail is " gybed " when it is allowed to swing from one side to the other, the wind being aft or nearly so, and the sail full first on one side and then on ..."
7. The Quebec Law Reports: Rapports Judiciaires de Québec / Publié Par Le by Bar of the Province of Québec (1878)
""\Vhen the schooner gybed she was about 100 or 150 feet below the dredge and after that had reached a buoy on the opposite or north side of the channel ..."