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full sail the total number of sails a ship's masts can carry. [3 definitions]
make sail to set up the sails or change their number or direction to catch the wind's force better.
plain sailing sailing on a clear, smooth, unimpeded course. [2 definitions]
press of sail the largest amount of sail that a ship can safely carry in given wind conditions.
sail into (informal) to take up enthusiastically. [2 definitions]
set sail to start out on or as if on a sea voyage.
square sail a four-sided sail rigged on a yard that is horizontal to the mast and athwart the keel of a sailing vessel.
under sail with the sails set to catch the wind's force; driven by the wind.