a small, inclined spar upholding the head of a quadrangular gaff topsail similar in form to a lugsail.
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noun 1. (Austral, informal) (formerly) a sleeveless flannel shirt worn by shearers
[jak-ee] /ˈdʒæk i/ noun, Newfoundland. 1. .
[French zhak-mel] /French ʒakˈmɛl/ noun 1. a seaport in S Haiti.
[jey-kuh b for 1, 3; French zha-kawb for 2] /ˈdʒeɪ kəb for 1, 3; French ʒaˈkɔb for 2/ noun 1. the second son of Isaac, the twin brother of Esau, and father of the 12 patriarchs. Gen. 25:24–34. 2. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1920–2013, French geneticist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1965. 3. a male […]