headstay

[ hed-stey ]
/ ˈhɛdˌsteɪ /

noun

(on a sailing vessel) a stay leading forward from the head of the foremost mast to the stem head or the end of the bowsprit.

Nearby words

  1. headspace,
  2. headspring,
  3. headsquare,
  4. headstall,
  5. headstand,
  6. headstock,
  7. headstone,
  8. headstream,
  9. headstrong,
  10. headstrongly

Origin of headstay


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