Also called fore-and-aft topsail. a jib-headed fore-and-aft sail set above a gaff.
a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail set above the spanker of a bark, between the gaff of the spanker and an upper gaff.
a sail set above a gaffsail
[gag] /gæg/ verb (used with object), gagged, gagging. 1. to stop up the mouth of (a person) by putting something in it, thus preventing speech, shouts, etc. 2. to restrain by force or authority from freedom of speech; silence. 3. to fasten open the jaws of, as in surgical operations. 4. to cause to retch […]
[gah-gah] /ˈgɑˌgɑ/ adjective, Informal. 1. excessively and foolishly enthusiastic: The public went gaga over the new fashions. 2. ardently fond; infatuated: He’s gaga over the new girl in class. 3. demented; crazy; dotty. /ˈɡɑːɡɑː/ adjective (informal) 1. senile; doting 2. slightly crazy adj. “crazy, silly,” 1920, probably from French gaga “senile, foolish,” probably imitative of […]
[gah-gah-koo] /gɑˈgɑ ku/ noun 1. the select group of Japanese men who, as both dancers and musicians, perform the bugaku. 2. the style of music played to accompany the bugaku.
[gah-gahr-in, guh-; Russian guh-gah-ryin] /gɑˈgɑr ɪn, gə-; Russian gʌˈgɑ ryɪn/ noun 1. Yuri Alekseyevich [yoo r-ee al-ik-sey-uh-vich;; Russian yoo-ryi uh-lyi-ksye-yi-vyich] /ˈyʊər i ˌæl ɪkˈseɪ ə vɪtʃ;; Russian ˈyu ryɪ ʌ lyɪˈksyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1934–68, Russian astronaut: first human being to make an orbital space flight (1961). /Russian ɡaˈɡarin/ noun 1. Yuri (ˈjurɪ). 1934–68, […]