yardarm


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yard·arm

 (yärd′ärm′)
n. Nautical
Either end of a yard of a square sail.

yardarm

(ˈjɑːdˌɑːm)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the two tapering outer ends of a ship's yard

yard•arm

(ˈyɑrdˌɑrm)

n.
either of the outer portions of the yard of a square sail.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yardarm - either end of the yard of a square-rigged shipyardarm - either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
yard - a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
end, terminal - either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
Translations

yardarm

[ˈjɑːdɑːm] N (Naut) → verga f, penol m

yardarm

n (Naut) → Nock f; to hang somebody from the yardarmjdn am Mast aufknüpfen; when the sun is over the yardarm (dated inf)wenn es (endlich) soweit ist, dass man sich einen genehmigen darf (inf)

yardarm

[ˈjɑːdɑːm] n (Naut) → varea
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Just imagine the uproar in the Daily Mail today if word leaked out that David, 'Call me Dave' Cameron, enjoyed an early morning snifter before the sun was over the yardarm.
If there's no space for permanent seating, a couple of fold-up chairs hanging up on the wall can be pressed into action for a sit down and a cup of tea when the sun shines - or, if it's over the yardarm, with a glass of something stronger.
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The quieter side of Corfu THE sun was most definitely over the yardarm as the young Greek waiter guided our small motorboat into a mooring space on the simple wooden jetty.
Once jurisdiction is asserted, a broader or narrower conception of piracy would be used to try him in court, and that could determine entirely whether he swings from the yardarm or gets off the hook
Plenty to think about over an all-inclusive gin and tonic as the sun sank below the yardarm.