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Forestay meaning in English

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Forestay

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Noun

1. forestay

an adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast

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Forestay

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noun
nautical
an adjustable stay leading from the truck of the foremast to the deck, stem, or bowsprit, for controlling the motion or bending of the mast

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Forestay

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noun
a rope or cable reaching from the head of a ship's foremast to the bowsprit, for supporting the foremast

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Forestay

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n.
Nautical
A stay extending forward and down from the foremost mast to the deck or bowsprit of a sailing vessel.

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