- Examples of usage:
- The Lee was instantly stopped, and one of the bower anchors let go, veering to thirty fathoms on the chain. - "The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner" by John Wilkinson
- He was a very smart sailor and a brave man, and with wise forethought he had also passed the end of the veering line, on which the men were dragged through the surf, over the main boom of the wreck, to let it run out clear of anything which might have caught it, and, in fact, was the leader of the men in peril on the wreck. - "Heroes of the Goodwin Sands" by Thomas Stanley Treanor
- Robotcabs were swerving in, hovering above the ground to pick up passengers, then veering away. - "The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
- On Tuesday there was an east wind, veering south, with showers, and his boots were laced, but not polished. - "Ideala" by Sarah Grand
- As I watched him, I became more and more curious, for I could make nothing of his veering course. - "The Mutineers" by Charles Boardman Hawes
Word of the day
- abnormal, unnatural.