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foresail Syllabification: fore·sail
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌsāl/

Definition of foresail in English:


The principal sail on a foremast.
Example sentences
  • Next we had to set the course sail, the top sail of the forward mast, then the foresails out over the bowsprit.
  • Then he pulled down the sails and stored the foresail - more or less folded - in the small store room under the front deck.
  • I used the concept of the sailing boat rig with foresail and mainsail in the 70's as a very slow flying hang glider.
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