Meaning of WEAR in English
( v. t. )
To cause to go about, as a vessel, by putting the helm up, instead of alee as in tacking, so that the vessel's bow is turned away from, and her stern is presented to, the wind, and, as she turns still farther, her sails fill on the other side; to veer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012