a rig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft.
- Fore-and-aft sail
noun 1. any of various sails, as jib-headed sails, gaff sails, lugsails, lateen sails, spritsails, staysails, and jibs, that do not set on yards and whose normal position, when not trimmed, is in a fore-and-aft direction amidships.
- Fore-and-aft topsail
noun 1. (def 1).
[fawr-ahrm, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌɑrm, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. Anatomy. the part of the between the elbow and the wrist. 2. Zoology. the corresponding part of the foreleg between the elbow and the knee in certain quadrupeds. [fawr-ahrm, fohr-] /fɔrˈɑrm, foʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to prepare in advance or beforehand, especially for difficulties. /ˈfɔːrˌɑːm/ noun 1. […]
[fawr-ahrm, fohr-] /fɔrˈɑrm, foʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to prepare in advance or beforehand, especially for difficulties. /ˈfɔːrˌɑːm/ noun 1. the part of the arm from the elbow to the wrist related adjectives cubital radial /fɔːrˈɑːm/ verb 1. (transitive) to prepare or arm (someone, esp oneself) in advance n. 1741, from fore- + arm […]