haulyard
Halyard Hal"yard (h[a^]l"y[~e]rd), n. [Hale, v. t. + yard.] (Naut.) A rope or tackle for hoisting or lowering yards, sails, flags, etc. [Written also {halliard}, {haulyard}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • haulyard — var. of HALYARD. * * * variant of halyard * * * haulyard see halyard …   Useful english dictionary

  • halliard — Halyard Hal yard (h[a^]l y[ e]rd), n. [Hale, v. t. + yard.] (Naut.) A rope or tackle for hoisting or lowering yards, sails, flags, etc. [Written also {halliard}, {haulyard}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Halyard — Hal yard (h[a^]l y[ e]rd), n. [Hale, v. t. + yard.] (Naut.) A rope or tackle for hoisting or lowering yards, sails, flags, etc. [Written also {halliard}, {haulyard}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halyard — n. (also halliard, haulyard) Naut. a rope or tackle for raising or lowering a sail or yard etc. Etymology: ME halier f. HALE(2) + IER, assoc. with YARD(1) …   Useful english dictionary

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