forestay

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Forestay \Fore"stay'\, noun (Naut.) A large, strong rope, reaching from the foremast head to the bowsprit, to support the mast. See Illust. under {Ship}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

forestay

noun

1: an adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast


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