halyard halyard

Definition(s):

  • (n) a rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag

Usage(s):

  1. The halyard of the flagpole atop Richmond's Central National Bank building was hopelessly snarled.
  2. Democratic National Chairman Paul Butler was flapping distress flags from every halyard.
  3. The bow man jumps into the forward hatch and hooks in the guy, sheet and halyard to the spinnaker.

News

  1. Journal Issues New Guidelines for Exercise as Treatment for Depression

    San Francisco psychotherapist Michael Halyard, MFT outlines new guidelines for using exercise to treat depression, as explained in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. (PRWeb June 28, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10882284.htm
    on June 28, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. New Vice Dean is Named for Mayo Medical School - Arizona Campus

    Michele Y. Halyard, M.D, a radiation oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, has been named vice dean, Mayo Medical School - Arizona Campus.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Mayo Clinic

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Quotes

  • Ainslie commented on his equipment malfunctions today, "We had a couple of problems with the boat, the jib halyard wasn't holding upwind and then we had an issue with the spinnaker at the bottom mark in the match against Ian which was a bit to do...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Ben Ainslie Source: World Match Racing Tour

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