The snow was practically a brig, carrying a fore-and-aft sail on the mainmast, with a square sail directly above it.
The act of shifting over the boom of a fore-and-aft sail from one side of the vessel to the other.
A fore-and-aft sail of various shapes set on the mizen stay.
A fore-and-aft sail, setting with a boom and gaff, frequently called the driver (which see).
A fore-and-aft sail, hoisted by a gaff, but having no boom at its foot, and only used in foul weather.
Gybe, or Jibe, to; to shift over the boom of a fore-and-aft sail.
Spencer, spens′ėr, n. (in ships and barques) a fore-and-aft sail abaft the fore and main masts.