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Example sentences from the Web for foresheet
Suddenly there was a lift in the rain, and between them and the land they saw another flare, 'Down with the foresheet!Heroes of the Goodwin Sands|Thomas Stanley Treanor
"Fill the topsail, and haul aft the foresheet," were the quiet orders that proclaimed what he intended to do.The Sea Lions|James Fenimore Cooper
“Haul down the tack, Jack, and get a pull of the foresheet,” he sang out.Peter Trawl|W. H. G. Kingston
As a precautionary movement, to keep the mast from being jerked out, the foresheet was secured.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
We reefed the foresail and set him, we hauled aft the foresheet: the helm was hard-a-weather.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift