balance lugsail


Definition of balance lugsail

: a lugsail not lowered in tacking and having the foot laced to a boom extending forward of the mast or with the tack fitted to travel on a horse set in the deck forward of the mast

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First Known Use of balance lugsail

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Balance lugsail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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