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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The lowermost piece of canvas on the chief mast.

Usage examples (22)
  • The skipper's eye is on the mainsail, which is the point of pivoting.
  • I concluded that the mainsail was the big sail nearest to me, and I untied the "stops," making a note of the name for future use.
  • And hoisting up the mainsail to the wind, they made towards shore.
  • He took Vandersee's arm now, turning him until he faced the mainsail. for more
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