foresail

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

fore·sail

noun \ˈfr-ˌsāl, -səl\

Definition of FORESAIL

1
:  the lowest sail set on the foremast of a square-rigged ship or schooner — see sail illustration
2
:  the sole or principal headsail (as of a sloop, cutter, or schooner)

First Known Use of FORESAIL

15th century

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