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goosewing

noun

Definition of goosewing

:the weather lower corner of a course or topsail when the middle and lee parts of the sail are hauled up

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Origin and Etymology of goosewing

1goose + wing


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goosewing

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of goosewing

intransitive verb
:to make goosewinged
:to sail with the wind aft, the jib out on one side, and the mainsail out on the other

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