from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A comparatively large foresail used when going before the wind to supplement or replace a jib.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large, light foresail sometimes used instead of a jib.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any light loose sail


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