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halyard

noun hal·yard \ˈhal-yərd\

Definition of HALYARD

:  a rope or tackle for hoisting and lowering something (as sails)

Origin of HALYARD

Middle English halier, probably from Anglo-French *halier, from haler to haul — more at hale
First Known Use: 14th century

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