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spritsail
American English: /ˈsprɪtsəl/
British English: /ˈsprɪts(ə)l/
, /ˈsprɪtseɪl/

Translation of spritsail in Spanish:

noun

  • vela (feminine) tarquina or de abanico
    Example sentences
    • Three sails are carried on the bowsprit along with the spritsail that hangs from the spritsail yard.
    • Sails named for parts of the ship include gaff sails, jib-headed sails, spritsails, and lateen and lugsails.
    • The spritsail flapped emptily and the boat righted to an even keel, causing the two men swiftly to change position.

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