Sky-sail

skysail

[skahy-seyl; Nautical skahy-suhl]
noun Nautical.
1.
(in a square-rigged vessel) a light square sail next above the royal. See diag. under ship.
2.
a triangular sail set on a stay between the fore and main trucks of a racing schooner.

Origin:
1820–30; sky + sail

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skysail (ˈskaɪˌseɪl)
 
n
1.  a square sail set above the royal on a square-rigger
2.  a triangular sail set between the trucks of a racing schooner

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