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Mainsail meaning

mainsail - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. The principal sail in a ship or other vessel.
  2. 2. Lowest sail of the main mast.

mainsail - examples of usage

  1. But the weather looking somewhat wild in the west with the red light of the sun among the clouds there, and the dark heave of the swell running into a sickly crimson under the sun and then glowing out dusky again, I got them to treble- reef the mainsail and hoist it, and then thanking them, advised them to be off. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  2. I seized the helm, and shouted to the men to hoist the head of the mainsail that she might round to when I put the helm down. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. Looking up, I saw the mainsail aback. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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