Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nautical: Having, as a course or topsail, only one clue set, the middle of the sail and the other clue being securely furled.
  • Having, as a fore-and-aft rigged vessel running before the wind, the foresail set on one side and the mainsail on the other: an epithet applied also to the sails. Also wing-and-wing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a “goosewing.”
  • adjective Said of a fore-and-aft rigged vessel with foresail set on one side and mainsail on the other; wing and wing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective nautical Having a goosewing; said of a fore-and-aft rigged vessel with foresail set on one side and mainsail on the other.

Etymologies

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goosewing +‎ -ed

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