Definition of Dogvane. Meaning of Dogvane. Synonyms of Dogvane

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Definition of Dogvane

Dogvane
Dogvane Dog"vane`, n. (Naut.) A small vane of bunting, feathers, or any other light material, carried at the masthead to indicate the direction of the wind. --Totten.

Meaning of Dogvane from wikipedia

- doghouse is usually added to improve headroom below or to shelter a hatch. dogvane A small weather vane, sometimes improvised with a s**** of cloth, yarn...
- to achieve the best boat speed in the prevailing wind conditions. See dogvane. tender 1.  A type of naval auxiliary ship designed to provide advanced...
- Register,’ 1858, 1860, 1861, from which sprang the ‘Angler's Diary.’ ‘Newton Dogvane,’ a novel, 3 vols., illustrated by John Leech, 1859. ‘Fish Culture,’ 1863...