Frequently resorted to for the staysails, square-sail yard, &c.
The bowsprit was crossed by a heavy spar, on which a square-sail was hoisted.
If it goes round a point more we will get the square-sail ready for hoisting.
When round, they came again upon even terms, as 'Livonia' had to luff and to lower her square-sail.
The term is applied to any fore-and-aft vessels setting ...