top-gallant sail

topgallant sail

noun Nautical.
a sail or either of two sails set on the yard or yards of a topgallant mast.
Also called topgallant.


Origin:
1580–90

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topgallant sail

noun
a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast [syn: topgallant
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