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 Sahib (in Bengalee, Saheb).Sail before the Wind (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sail.
 
You may hoist sail. Cut your stick, be off. Maria saucily says to Viola, dressed in man’s apparel—   1
        “Will you hoist sail, sir? Here lies your way.”—Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, i. 5.
   To set sail. To start on a voyage.   2
   To strike sail. (See STRIKE.)   3
 


 Sahib (in Bengalee, Saheb).Sail before the Wind (To). 

 
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