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often in combination A boat having a keel, especially one of a specified type.‘a long-keeler’
- ‘Others involved a deep keeler, and a sailing catamaran.’
- ‘Intelligent shifting of the sail and lateral pressure point due to the special characteristics of the sail mutate the short keeler to become a boat that easily lays on the rudder.’
- ‘A long keeler usually withstands the actual impact better, if you fail to avoid hitting the rocks.’
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