Definition of Stunsail

1. n. A contraction of Studding sail.



Definition of Stunsail

1. Noun. (nautical) studding sail ¹

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Definition of Stunsail

1. a type of sail [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stunsail

stunk on ice
stunkard
stunna
stunnas
stunned
stunner
stunners
stunng
stunning
stunningly
stunningness
stunnings
stunod
stunods
stuns
stunsail (current term)
stunsails
stunt
stunt cocks
stunt double
stunt doubles
stunt flier
stunt flying
stunt kite
stunt man
stunt pilot
stunt woman
stunted
stuntedly

Literary usage of Stunsail

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1889)
"Suddenly the vessel took in her foretopmast- stunsail, then a spot of colour floated aloft past the shining round of her courses to the gaff end. ..."

2. My Life at Sea by William Caius Crutchley (1912)
"Indeed, at times it was more than we could carry all studding sails to. I remember that in our middle watch the lower stunsail had been taken in for ..."

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