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lugsail

Saltos de línea: lug|sail
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌɡseɪl
 
, -s(ə)l/

Definición de lugsail en inglés:

sustantivo

An asymmetrical four-sided sail which is bent on and hoisted from a steeply inclined yard.
Example sentences
  • As you see, the balanced lug sail pivots around the mast.
  • Modern and novice sailors are horrified about the lugsail being distorted by pressing against the mast on one tack but the effect is quite slight.

Origen

late 17th century: probably from lug2 + the noun sail.

Words that rhyme with lugsail

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