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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Careen  \Ca*reen"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Careened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Careening}.]  [OF.  cariner,  F.  car['e]ner,  fr  OF 
  car[`e]ne,  the  bottom  of  a  ship,  keel,  fr  L.  carina.] 
  (Naut.) 
  To  cause  (a  vessel)  to  lean  over  so  that  she  floats  on  one 
  side  leaving  the  other  side  out  of  water  and  accessible  for 
  repairs  below  the  water  line  to  case  to  be  off  the  keel. 




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