Sail

Sail

, v. t. 1. To pass or move upon, as in a ship, by means of sails; hence, to move or journey upon (the water) by means of steam or other force.
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A thousand ships were manned to sail the sea.
Dryden.
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2. To fly through; to glide or move smoothly through.
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Sublime she sails
The arial space, and mounts the wingd gales.
Pope.
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3. To direct or manage the motion of, as a vessel; as, to sail one's own ship. Totten.
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