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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foresail  \Fore"sail`\,  n.  (Naut.) 
  a  The  sail  bent  to  the  foreyard  of  a  square-rigged  vessel, 
  being  the  lowest  sail  on  the  foremast. 
  b  The  gaff  sail  set  on  the  foremast  of  a  schooner. 
  c  The  fore  staysail  of  a  sloop,  being  the  triangular  sail 
  next  forward  of  the  mast. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foresail 
  n  :  the  lowest  sail  on  the  foremast  of  a  square-rigged  vessel 




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