[ stuhn-suh l ]
/ ˈstʌn səl /
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Origin of stunsail
First recorded in 1755–65; syncopated variant of studdingsail
Words nearby stunsail
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Example sentences from the Web for stunsail
Found the wind slight but for the first time quite fair in a due east, all the sails squared and also the stunsail out.A Journey to America in 1834|Robert Heywood
The mate gave a stamp on the deck, and kept her away a little to set a stunsail.
British Dictionary definitions for stunsail
/ (ˈstʌnsəl) /
another word for studdingsail
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