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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rope for pulling or holding a sail.

Usage examples (27)
  • "Let go the jib-halyards and come in on the downhaul!"
  • Now, then, is there no one to attend to the peak downhaul?
  • Her yard and boom were in his linhay, the sheet and downhaul in Tony's.
  • Also noticed that I wasn't pointing as well as the competition when I cranked on too much downhaul. for more
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