Definitions for gaff topsail

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gaff topsail

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gaff′ top′sail(n.)

  1. a jib-headed fore-and-aft sail set above a gaff.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaff topsail, fore-and-aft topsail(noun)

    a triangular fore-and-aft sail with its foot along the gaff and its luff on the topmast


Find a translation for the gaff topsail definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these gaff topsail definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"gaff topsail." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. < topsail>.

Are we missing a good definition for gaff topsail?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for gaff topsail: