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verb 
  1. (past of, becalm)
adjective 
  1. (nautical) (of a sailing ship) unable to move due to lack of wind
    • 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
    • : Although the breeze had now utterly failed, we had made a great deal of way during the night, and were now lying about half a mile to the southeast of the low eastern coast.

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