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Definition of foresail noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

foresail

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːseɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrseɪl//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈfɔːsl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrsl//
 
[usually singular] Parts of boats and ships
 
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the main sail on the mast of a ship which is nearest the front (called the foremast) See related entries: Parts of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: foresail