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.
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