out·​haul ˈau̇t-ˌhȯl How to pronounce outhaul (audio)
: a rope used to haul a sail taut along a spar

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outhaul was in 1840

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Cite this Entry

“Outhaul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outhaul. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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