gaffsail

IPA: gˈæfsˈeɪɫ

noun

  • (nautical) A topsail above the uppermost or only spanker.

Examples of "gaffsail" in Sentences

  • Her gaffsail boom was lengthened by a flagstaff, so that on festive occasions (and such it appeared Hadelin considered our departure to be) an overwrought banner could be hung over the water.
  • Her foremast carried an immense lateen sail, her pole mainmast three square sails that could be dropped to the main deck for reefing, and her mizzen a gaffsail, with a square topsail above it.

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