Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Trysail

Trysail

  1. A fore-and-aft sail, bent to a gaff, and hoisted on a lower mast or on a small mast, called the trysail mast, close abaft a lower mast; -- used chiefly as a storm sail. Called also spencer.