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drogue

drogue contrivance attached to a harpoon line to check the progress of a whale XVIII; canvas bag towed at a boat's stern to prevent it from broaching to XIX; in aeronautics, canvas cone used as an anchor, etc. XX. of unkn. orig.

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drogue

droguebrogue, disembogue, drogue, pirog, pirogue, prorogue, rogue, vogue

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