leading mark

[ lee-ding ]
/ ˈli dɪŋ /

noun Navigation.

either of two conspicuous objects regarded as points on a line (leading line) upon which a vessel can sail a safe course.

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Origin of leading mark

First recorded in 1795–1805
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