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A triangular sail set on the forestay.
- ‘The innermost part of the bowsprit, from which the forestaysail flies, is called the heel.’
- ‘Compared to the flying jib and forestaysail, the Genoa has a shorter leading edge and backs the Phoresail.’
- ‘She was under staysail and forestaysail only, perfectly equilibrated, and her speed and power were awesome.’
- ‘Bowdoin carries four sails; a jib and forestaysail forward of the foremast, a foresail, and a mainsail.’
- ‘Run down the forestaysail and stand by to let go.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.