outhaul

noun
out·​haul | \ ˈau̇t-ˌhȯl How to pronounce outhaul (audio) \

Definition of outhaul

: a rope used to haul a sail taut along a spar

First Known Use of outhaul

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outhaul was in 1840

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“Outhaul.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outhaul. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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