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/ (ˈlæskɪt) /


a loop at the foot of a sail onto which an extra sail may be fastened

Nearby words

lasik, lasik surgery, lasing, lasker, lasker, emanuel, lasket, laski, laski, harold joseph, lasky, lass, lassa

Word Origin for lasket

C18: perhaps an alteration of French lacet latchet, through the influence of gasket
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Examples from the Web for lasket

  • Lasket, las′ket, n. a loop of line at the foot of a sail, to which to fasten an extra sail.

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