Definition of foreyard in English:
The lowest yard on a sailing ship’s foremast.
- She is not more square-rigged than she is taunt; her foreyards do not measure more than 70 feet.
- Her long foreyards give her a generous spread of squaresails for chasing away before the wind.
- Orion came round but Colossus was in the course of going about when her foreyard and foretop yard where shot away.
Definition of foreyard in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan