Foreyard



[fawr-yahrd, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌyɑrd, ˈfoʊr-/

noun
1.
a on the lower mast of a square-rigged foremast of a ship used to support the foresail.
2.
a on the lowest spar of the foremast of a topsail schooner used to hold out the clews of the topsail or lower topsails.
3.
a forming the main lower mast of a ketch or yawl used to support a square course.
/ˈfɔːˌjɑːd/
noun
1.
(nautical) a yard for supporting the foresail of a square-rigger

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