Definitions for yardarmˈyɑrdˌɑrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. either of the outer portions of the yard of a square sail.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yardarm(noun)

    either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship


  1. yardarm(Noun)

    The outer quarters of a horizontal spar attached to the mast athwartships, equipped with blocks for reeving signal halyards.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yardarm(noun)

    either half of a square-rigged vessel's yard, from the center or mast to the end


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