inhaul

noun

Definition of inhaul

: a rope used to draw in a ship's sail (as a spanker on its gaff)

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History and Etymology for inhaul

in entry 4 + haul (after haul in, verb)

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“Inhaul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inhaul. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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