stunsail


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stunsail

(ˈstʌnsəl) or

stuns'l

n
(Nautical Terms) another word for studdingsail
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But the rest of her crew being at last safe aboard, she crowded all sail --stunsail on stunsail --after the missing boat; kindling a fire in her try-pots for a beacon; and every other man aloft on the look-out.
Walking the deck with quick, side-lunging strides, Ahab commanded the t'gallant sails and royals to be set, and every stunsail spread.
Reg Nelson, Beach Managing Director, said The new field discovery at Balgowan has extended the oil fairway in PEL 91 that includes recent exploration success at Stunsail, Congony, Kalladeina and Sceale.