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Shoot the Sun (To)

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To take a nautical observation.

“Unless a man understood how to handle his vessel, it would be very little use his being able to ‘shoot the sun,ʹ as sailors call it.”—Notes and Queries, November 19th, 1892, p. 403.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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