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Definition of To strike sail

To strike sail
(c) To separate by a blow or any sudden action; as, to strike off what is superfluous or corrupt. To strike oil, to find petroleum when boring for it; figuratively, to make a lucky hit financially. [Slang, U.S.] To strike one luck, to shake hands with one and wish good luck. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. To strike out. (a) To produce by collision; to force out, as, to strike out sparks with steel. (b) To blot out; to efface; to erase. ``To methodize is as necessary as to strike out.' --Pope. (c) To form by a quick effort; to devise; to invent; to contrive, as, to strike out a new plan of finance. (d) (Baseball) To cause a player to strike out; -- said of the pitcher. See To strike out, under Strike, v. i. To strike sail. See under Sail. To strike up. (a) To cause to sound; to begin to beat. ``Strike up the drums.' --Shak. (b) To begin to sing or play; as, to strike up a tune. (c) To raise (as sheet metal), in making diahes, pans, etc., by blows or pressure in a die. To strike work, to quit work; to go on a strike.

Meaning of To strike sail from wikipedia

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- Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike and industrial action in British English, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the m****...
- 65 to 70 aircraft. A carrier strike group also, on occasion, includes submarines, attached logistics ships and a supply ship. The carrier strike group...
- ships. After Tromp refused to strike sail in salute, a battle took place, but the Dutch, despite their superior numbers, failed to capture any English ships...
- included an appeal to Anglicans not to "strike sail to a party which is an open and avowed enemy to our communion" but instead to "hang out the bloody...
- Sailing craft and their rigs Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat...
- sail) Filled by the wind on the opposite side to the one normally used to move the vessel forward. On a square-rigged ship, any of the square sails can...
- Carrier Strike Group 21 (CSG21) was a British-led naval force that was deplo**** on Operation Fortis from May to December 2021. The Carrier Strike Group...
- before the initial strike. US President Joe Biden ordered the strikes, and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak convened his cabinet to authorize British parti****tion...
- normally at 30 days notice to sail, was hastily readied and deplo**** as her replacement in just eight days. The carrier strike group comprised four British...