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Meaning of SPRITSAIL

Pronunciation:  'sprit`seyl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a fore-and-aft sail extended by a sprit
 

SPRITSAIL is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: fore-and-aft sail, sprit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sprit"sail\ (? or ?), n. (Naut.)
(a) A sail extended by a sprit.
(b) A sail formerly hung under the bowsprit, from the
    spritsail yard.

 

 

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