lugsail definition

  • noun:
    • A quadrilateral sail that lacks a boom, has got the base bigger than the head, and is bent to a yard holding obliquely from the mast.
    • A quadrilateral sail bent upon a yard that crosses the mast obliquely; a lug.
    • A square sail bent upon a yard that hangs obliquely to your mast and it is raised or decreased with all the sail.
    • A quadrilateral sail bent upon a yard that hangs obliquely on mast at about one third of its size: a typical rig for boats of men-of-war. Also lug.
    • a sail with four corners that's hoisted from a yard which oblique to your mast

Related Sources

  • Definition for "lugsail"
    • A quadrilateral sail that lacks a boom, has…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "lugsail"
    • It's a Scottish lugsail dinghy of…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "lugsail"
  • Cross Reference for "lugsail"
  • Same Context for "lugsail"
  • Sports Dictionary for "lugsail"
    • A four-sided sail, the majority of…
    • View More
77 votes

How would you define lugsail?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!