clubhaul

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The name is derived from nautical clubbing (dragging an anchor along the seabed) and hauling (changing direction).

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clubhaul (third-person singular simple present clubhauls, present participle clubhauling, simple past and past participle clubhauled)

  1. (transitive, nautical) To force a sailing vessel to change tack by dropping the lee-anchor and hauling in the anchor cable to swing the stern to windward.

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