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Outhaul, owt′hawl, n. a rope for hauling out the clew of a sail.
Besides, you must land either to set it or to take in its outhaul, so as to be quite snug.
The outhaul was run out on the deck, and manned by all the hands that could get hold of it.Dikes and Ditches|Oliver Optic
And as I spoke I made a dash at the trysail brails, cast them off, and proceeded to drag upon the fall of the outhaul tackle.A Middy in Command|Harry Collingwood
Reeve the outhaul through the block at the swinging-boom-end, and bend the forward end to the outer clew of the sail.The Seaman's Friend|Richard Henry Dana