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foreyard

Line breaks: fore|yard
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːjɑːd
 
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Definition of foreyard in English:

noun

The lowest yard on a sailing ship’s foremast.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with foreyard

courtyardboatyard

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