yardarm

noun yard·arm \ ˈyärd-ˌärm \

Definition of yardarm

: either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship

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yardarm

noun yard·arm \ ˈyärd-ˌärm \

Definition of yardarm for Students

: either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship


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