lugsail

[ luhg-seyl; Nautical luhg-suh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF lugsail

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She carried her full complement of oars, a mast, and lugsail.

The peak of her lugsail is cut very high, and her mast, yard, and boom are very light and workmanlike.

This will be only a small expense, since the great peak of the lugsail will allow of its head being squared.

Marston had had the lugsail and jib made in England by a famous yacht-chandler, and the boat was fast.

She rolled on the angry combers and the boom that stretched the lugsail's foot tossed up.

We got back to Lerwick in a lugsail that was full of passengers, potatoes, and milk-cans.

These boats carry one lugsail on a mast shipped well amidships.

She carried a single mast, which listed forward; her lugsail was stretched upon dozens of bamboo yards; she drew hardly any water.

They have very little gear with the lugsail rig, and the decks are always clear.

She began to hoist her lugsail in a dazed, shiftless fashion, while our two boats drifted slowly to leeward.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LUGSAIL

square sail

nounfour-sided sail
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