Definition of Boxhaul. Meaning of Boxhaul. Synonyms of Boxhaul

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Definition of Boxhaul

Boxhaul Box"haul`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boxhauled.] (Naut.) To put (a vessel) on the other tack by veering her short round on her heel; -- so called from the circumstance of bracing the head yards abox (i. e., sharp aback, on the wind). --Totten.

Meaning of Boxhaul from wikipedia

- the smartest members in days of old, when the prin****l duties were to boxhaul sailing vessels about. When the pilot's duty changed from sail to steam...