Definition of baby stay in English:

baby stay

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noun

Sailing
  • An additional forestay sometimes used on offshore racing yachts.
    More example sentences
    • Single lowers are helped out by a baby stay or jack stay to prevent mast pumping.
    • I have considered setting it on the baby stay just aft of the clew of the storm.
    • Make sure you have a baby stay installed for increased stability.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody