headsheets

headsheets

(ˈhɛdˌʃiːts)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the sheet of a foresail; foresheet
References in classic literature ?
Borckman and the black steersman echoed his words, and, as the wheel spun down, the Arangi, with the swiftness of a witch, rounded into the wind and attained a momentary even keel to the flapping of her headsails and a shifting of headsheets.
Headsheets are 8- by 10-inch closeups that the model's agency circulates.