fore-topsail fore-topsail

Definition(s):

  • (n) the topsail on a foremast

Usage(s):

  • On a fine afternoon in December 1872, the brigantine Mary Celeste was picked up heading westward in the South Atlantic under jib and fore-topsail, her galley table set for dinner .
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