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Sailing


SA'ILING, participle present tense Moving on water or in air; passing in a ship or other vessel.

SA'ILING, noun

1. The act of moving on water; or the movement of a ship or vessel impelled or wafted along the surface of water by the action of wind on her sails.

2. Movement through the air, as in a balloon.

3. The act of setting sail or beginning a voyage.