Definition of Gaff-headed sail
1. Noun. A quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff.
Generic synonyms: Fore-and-aft Sail
Group relationships: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaff-headed Sail
gaff-headed sail (current term)
Literary usage of Gaff-headed sail
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1. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"It will be seen that Owl carries the gunter rig, and the report is that these boats do better with that shaped sail than they do with a gaff- headed sail. ..."