Definition of outhaul in English:


Line breaks: out|haul
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊthɔːl


  • A rope used to haul out the clew of a sail.
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    • It's the one the sheet is attached to on a foresail, and the one the outhaul is attached to on the main.
    • I started to give the outhaul a good yank to get the foot of the main tight and the damned thing came off in my hand along with a piece of the sail containing the clew.

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