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astay


astay


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astay  \A*stay"\,  adv  (Naut.) 
  An  anchor  is  said  to  be  astay,  when  in  heaving  it  an  acute 
  angle  is  formed  between  the  cable  and  the  surface  of  the 
  water.