foretopsail

fore·top·sail

 (fôr′tŏp′səl, -təp-)
n. Nautical
The sail hung from the foretopmast.
References in classic literature ?
Every thing was made snug, alow and aloft; and as the wind steadily freshened, we lay to, at length, under spanker and foretopsail, both double-reefed.
Scarcely had we recovered our senses, before the foretopsail went into shreds, when we got up a storm staysail and with this did pretty well for some hours, the ship heading the sea much more steadily than before.