from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sail set parallel with the keel of a vessel, having the foremost edge or luff attached to the mast with travelers and the upper edge set on a gaff or stay.
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- n. any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
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