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  • n. A line for tightening the leech of a triangular mainsail to prevent it from fluttering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a line attached to the leech ropes of sails, passing up through blocks on the yards, to haul the leeches by.

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