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 Dead Weight.Dead Wood, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dead Wind (A).
 
A wind directly opposed to a ship’s course; a wind dead ahead.   1
 


 Dead Weight.Dead Wood, 

 
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