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sail-off

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Definition of sail-off in English:

noun

A sailing contest used to decide the final result of a competition or championship: the semi-final sail-off
More example sentences
  • Following the conclusion of the round robin the race committee held the sail-offs for places five through eight.
  • At the conclusion of the scheduled racing, should ties exist for any of the top three places, sail-offs will be run, conditions permitting.

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