from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small vertical spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat that extends and helps support the martingale.
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- n. A near-vertical spar between the bowsprit and martingale
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a short vertical spar under the bowsprit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat
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