Definition of Gaff-headed sail

1. Noun. A quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff.

Exact synonyms: Gaffsail
Generic synonyms: Fore-and-aft Sail
Group relationships: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaff-headed Sail

gaduin
gadwall
gadwalls
gadzookeries
gadzookery
gadzooks
gae
gaed
gaeing
gael
gaelic
gaelscoil
gaen
gaes
gaff-headed sail (current term)
gaff-topsail
gaff-topsails
gaff rig
gaff rigs
gaff topsail
gaffa
gaffas
gaffe
gaffed
gaffer
gaffer tape
gaffer tapes
gaffers
gaffes

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. ..."

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