We also got out, and sent them the masts and regular sails of the boat, which was fitted to carry two sprits.
She's a brigantine, and there are sprits'ls on both masts, and only one square sail on the foremast.
Qu dict excittus Marius dgns rbus, qus poste gessit, sprits concpit.
A large Dutch coasting trader, fitted with two masts, and sails set with sprits.
Instead of booms, sprits were used; these were set up at the heels with tackles to the masts.
sprits were used instead of booms, and there was sometimes a short bowsprit, carrying a jib.