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- n. The part of a boltrope that is sewn to the upper edge or head of a sail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That part of a boltrope which is sewed to the upper edge or head of a sail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a rope to support the head of a mast.
- n. That part of a bolt-rope which terminates any sail on its upper edge, and to which the sail is sewed.
head + rope (Wiktionary)