foresail

noun
fore·sail | \ˈfȯr-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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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