- Nautical A rope or collection of ropes for hauling straight down or acquiring a sail or spar.
- Any line familiar with haul straight down a sail or spar
- A rope to carry down, or to help in hauling straight down, a sail
- Nautical, a rope by which a jib, staysail, gaff-topsail, or studding-sail is hauled down when set.
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- Nautical A rope or collection of ropes for…
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