dipping lug

noun

Definition of dipping lug

: a lugsail in which the tack is made fast to the deck forward of the mast and the yardarm must be dipped and hoisted again on the other side of the mast in tacking

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“Dipping lug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipping%20lug. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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