main yard

noun

Definition of main yard

: the yard of a mainsail

First Known Use of main yard

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Main yard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/main%20yard. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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