main-topsail
main-topsail main-topsail n. a topsail set on the mainmast. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • main-topsail — [mān΄täp′sāl΄; ] naut. [, mān΄täp′səl] n. the sail set on the main topmast above the mainsail …   English World dictionary

  • main-topsail — /mayn top sayl /; Naut. /mayn top seuhl/, n. Naut. a topsail set on the mainmast. See diag. under ship. [1610 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • main-topsail — noun a topsail set on the mainmast • Hypernyms: ↑sail, ↑canvas, ↑canvass, ↑sheet …   Useful english dictionary

  • main-topsail — /meɪn ˈtɒpsəl/ (say mayn topsuhl) noun the sail set on the main topmast …   Australian English dictionary

  • main topsail schooner — noun : a schooner carrying a square fore topsail and topgallant sail …   Useful english dictionary

  • main-topsail schooner — Naut. a two masted or three masted schooner having square topsails on the foremast and mainmast: a jackass brig or jackass bark. * * * …   Universalium

  • main-topsail schooner — Naut. a two masted or three masted schooner having square topsails on the foremast and mainmast: a jackass brig or jackass bark …   Useful english dictionary

  • topsail schooner — a sailing vessel fore and aft rigged on all of two or more masts with square sails above the foresail, and often with a square sail before the foresail. Cf. main topsail schooner. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • topsail schooner — noun : a two masted schooner having square rigged topsails on the foremast and rarely on the mainmast * * * a sailing vessel fore and aft rigged on all of two or more masts with square sails above the foresail, and often with a square sail before …   Useful english dictionary

  • Topsail Beach (Destin, Florida) — Topsail Hill Preserve is a secluded beach area in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.It is made up of over three miles of white sand beaches. It features massive sand dunes, lakes, unique plant and animal life, and wetlands. It is partially a State Park.… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”