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Amy, who was in the bow sheered off, but brought the side of the canoe skillfully against the rough planks.
The pinkey came up perilously close; then, just barely in time, sheered off so that its boom almost came aboard the Viking.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The great hills looked as if the knife of a Titan had sheered off their summits.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The helm was eased a little, and the ship sheered nearer to le Foudroyant.
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
But her great rudder swung to the quick pull of her steam steering-gear and again she sheered, cutting a letter s.
Abruptly the road sheered off in front of them; they halted, and then approached the edge slowly.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Twenty feet later Snake's light struck a lava cliff that sheered up into the darkness.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Thus situated, the French ships sheered off, and the Lion could make no effort to follow them.
We took none ourselves as we rowed slowly shoreward and sheered off out of spear throw, watching the wall of jungle.
And most people, according to his opinion, were just a set of slack-kneed molly-coddles that sheered off at the first encounter.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN

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