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A sailing contest used to decide the final result of a competition or championship.‘the semi-final sail-off’
- ‘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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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.