Foreyard definition

fôryärd
The lowest yard on a foremast.
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The lowest yard on the foremast, from which the foresail is set.
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(nautical) A yard on the lower mast of a square-rigged foremast of a ship used to support the foresail.
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Noun

Singular:
foreyard
Plural:
foreyards

Origin of foreyard

  • fore- +‎ yard

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