from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a schooner, a foresail set without any boom.
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After the compact was made, the boat was put in order, the men divided into watches, and they bore away under a reefed lug-foresail.
May, when we bore away under a reefed lug-foresail; and having divided the people into watches, and got the boat into a little order, we returned thanks to God for our miraculous preservation, and, in full confidence of His gracious support, I found my mind more at ease than it had been for some time past. '