Definitions for skysailˈskaɪˌseɪl; Naut. ˈskaɪ səl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sky•sailˈskaɪˌseɪl; Naut. ˈskaɪ səl(n.)

  1. (in a square-rigged vessel) a light square sail next above the royal.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of skysail:

1820–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skysail(noun)

    the sail above the royal on a square-rigger

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skysail(noun)

    the sail set next above the royal. See Illust. under Sail

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