main-sheet

mainsheet

[meyn-sheet]
noun Nautical.
a sheet of a mainsail.

Origin:
1475–85; see main1, sheet1

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mainsheet (ˈmeɪnˌʃiːt)
 
n
nautical the line used to control the angle of the mainsail to the wind

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