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balance lug

noun, Nautical.
1.
a lugsail having a portion of its area forward of the mast and having a long foot, often with a boom.
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  • The balance lug so much in vogue is but a lateen sail with the fore-angle cut off.

    Yachting Vol. 2 Various.

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