Definitions for "Bear Off"
Keywords:  checker, dice, won, thrust, steer
To thrust or keep off from the ship's side, &c., any weight, when hoisting. To steer from the land.
The final part of the game that involves taking your checkers off the board.
A phase in every game in which you have all your checkers to your inner board, and you can remove them from the board.
Keywords:  uphelm, leeward, boat, clear, run
or bear away 1. To uphelm and run more to leeward; 2. To keep clear of another boat
Keywords:  maneuvers, expressions
Expressions Bear Up Maneuvers
Keywords:  wind, turn
To turn away from the wind.