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Then that Monday, with their nerves becalmed and their emotions moved, they drove back toward Texas.
I am making a sail according to your lordship's plan, to becalm the hull of the ship, but want sailcloth for completing it.
Ships are generally obliged to be towed into the harbor, in consequence of the high points which tower high, and becalm them.
TORREY'S NARRATIVEWILLIAM TORREY
An imprisoned man who asks for an Italian book to becalm his fever may be safely presumed to know that language.
FRAY LUIS DE LENJAMES FITZMAURICE-KELLY
One sail is also said to becalm another when the wind is aft.
Becalm, and henceforth think that the peril is mine, not yours.
THE MEMOIRES OF CASANOVA, COMPLETEJACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT

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