a loop at the foot of a sail onto which an extra sail may be fastened
Word Origin for lasket
C18: perhaps an alteration of French lacet latchet, through the influence of gasket
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Lasket, las′ket, n. a loop of line at the foot of a sail, to which to fasten an extra sail.