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- noun (Naut.) A rig of triangular sails for a yacht.
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- noun nautical
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- noun a rig of triangular sails for a yacht
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Guglielmo Marconi (probably from its resemblance to the early antennas used by him for his wireless telegraphy).]
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