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1. The lowest and usually largest sail set on the foremast of a sailing vessel.
2. The triangular sail hung to the forestay of a cutter or sloop.
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foresail(ˈfɔːˌseɪl; nautical ˈfɔːsəl)
1. (Nautical Terms) the aftermost headsail of a fore-and-aft rigged vessel
2. (Nautical Terms) the lowest sail set on the foremast of a square-rigged vessel
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fore•sail(ˈfɔrˌseɪl, ˈfoʊr-; Naut. -səl)
1. the lowermost sail on a foremast.
2. the staysail or jib, set immediately forward of the mainmast of a sloop, cutter, yawl, or ketch.
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foresail[ˈfɔːseɪl] N → trinquete m
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n (Naut) → Focksegel nt
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foresail[ˈfɔːˌseɪl] n (Naut) → (vela di) trinchetto
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