Definition of stunsail in English:
Another term for studdingsail.
- Participants must know the stunsail tack bend and bowline knots before coming to this lesson.
- After about eight hours, the stunsail had to come in as the wind changed and dropped out to less than 4 knots.
- Well by the sounds of it it's perfectly fine without the stunsails, so I think I'll leave them out after all.
Mid 18th century: contraction.
Definition of stunsail in:
- US English dictionary
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