atrip

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ trip

Adjective[edit]

atrip (not comparable)

  1. (nautical, of an anchor) Just clear of the ground.
  2. (nautical, of sails) Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and ready for trimming.
  3. (nautical, of yards) Hoisted up and ready to be swayed across.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.