kantra

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Attested since 1765; from Low German kantern with the same meaning; related to kant, "edge".

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kantra ‎(present kantrar, preterite kantrade, supine kantrat, imperative kantra)

  1. (nautical) to heel to a position from which it is impossible to right one self; to founder
    Skeppet kantrade i den hårda vinden.
    The ship foundered in the hard wind.

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