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Meaning of "lugsail" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LUGSAIL

Perhaps from Middle English (now dialect) lugge pole, or from lugge ear.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LUGSAIL

lugsail  [ˈlʌɡsəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LUGSAIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lugsail is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LUGSAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Lugger

A lugger is a class of boats, widely used as traditional fishing boats, particularly off the coasts of France, England and Scotland. It is a small sailing vessel with lugsails set on two or more masts and perhaps lug topsails. The Reaper under full sail...

Definition of lugsail in the English dictionary

The definition of lugsail in the dictionary is a four-sided sail bent and hoisted on a yard.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LUGSAIL


axel
ˈæksəl
axle
ˈæksəl
Brussel
ˈbrysəl
cancel
ˈkænsəl
castle
ˈkɑːsəl
Cecil
ˈsɛsəl
council
ˈkaʊnsəl
counsel
ˈkaʊnsəl
fossil
ˈfɒsəl
hassle
ˈhæsəl
hustle
ˈhʌsəl
muscle
ˈmʌsəl
Newcastle
ˈnjuːˌkɑːsəl
parcel
ˈpɑːsəl
pencil
ˈpɛnsəl
pixel
ˈpɪksəl
Russell
ˈrʌsəl
universal
ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəl
vessel
ˈvɛsəl
whistle
ˈwɪsəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LUGSAIL

luggage boot
luggage carrier
luggage handler
luggage insurance
luggage label
luggage locker
luggage rack
luggage van
lugged
lugger
luggie
lugging
Lughnasadh
lughole
Lugo
lugubrious
lugubriously
lugubriousness
Luguvallum
lugworm

WORDS THAT END LIKE LUGSAIL

assail
crowd on sail
fore and aft sail
foresail
full sail
headsail
in sail
mainsail
parasail
press of sail
sail
set sail
skysail
solar sail
staysail
studdingsail
topsail
trysail
under sail
wassail

Synonyms and antonyms of lugsail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lugsail» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LUGSAIL

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The translations of lugsail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lugsail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

lugsail
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lugsail
570 millions of speakers

English

lugsail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

lugsail
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

lugsail
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

lugsail
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lugsail
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চতুষ্কোণ পাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lugsail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lugsail
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Breitfock
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

lugsail
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

lugsail
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lugsail
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

lugsail
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

lugsail
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ल्यूगसेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşırmalı yelken
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lugsail
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lugsail
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

lugsail
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lugsail
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

lugsail
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lugsail
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

lugsail
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lugsail
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lugsail

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LUGSAIL»

The term «lugsail» is used very little and occupies the 163.810 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LUGSAIL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lugsail

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUGSAIL»

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A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing.:
Foot of fore lugeail 34 Head of fore lugsail ...... .... .................................... .. 28 Claw to weather curing of fore lugsail 36 Luff of mizen lugeail . ... 24 C10? to weather curing of mizen lugsail 36 Area, fore lugsnil 980 sq. ft. Area, mizen lugsail .
Dixon Kemp, 2012
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Cruising World
L4 The Junk Rig is Thriving There is growing awareness and acceptance of the Chinese lugsail as a cruising rig because of its handling ease, safety, and seaworthiness. Text and Illustrations by Jock McLeod Figure 3: Calway Blazer II ( 1968).
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The Dinghy Cruising Companion: Tales and Advice from Sailing ...
Another old rig now regaining its place in the sun is the lugsail.This rig is astonishingly simple, and spreads a huge sail area very efficiently on short spars. This simplicity is deceptive, however, as the rig is extremely powerful and effective.
Roger Barnes, 2014
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Lifeboat
Yet at the start of World War I most British warships still carried lugsail-rigged boats, as did every British merchant ship. By the time Bri- tannia foundered in 1941, the Royal Navy had long converted to powerboats, but the Board of Trade  ...
John R. Stilgoe, 2003
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Iain Oughtred: A Life in Wooden Boats
he standing lugsail is a wonderfully simple rig to set up and handle. The spars, rigging and fittings are about as basic as they can be, the sail can be set in a few moments and is more easily reefed than most other sails, and the spars are short  ...
Nic Compton, 2009
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An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
28. Der. luggage (with F. suffix age), Temp. iv. 231. And see Lugsail. The alleged AS. geluggian, dueto Somner, is unauthorised. LUGSAIL, a sort of square sail. ( Hybrid; Scand. and E.) 'Lugsail,a square sail hoisted occasionally onayard which  ...
Walter W. Skeat, 2013
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The League of the Leopard
There's a nice southwester blowing now, and under the big lugsail we ought to overhaul the canoe before he does so. She can't have got far until the breeze sprang up." Dane had eaten little of late, but the food forced upon him almost choked ...
Harold Bindloss, 2011
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Ancient Boats in North-West Europe: The Archaeology of Water ...
Figure 12.16 A lugsail but its use in N.W. Europe is not documented before the fifteenth century (Moore, 1925: 147). The Lugsail The lugsail is a loose—footed fore and aft sail set on a lug (yard) which is suspended from the mast so that c. a to ...
Sean Mcgrail, 2014
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Theory and Practice of Seamanship
The lifeboat is fitted with a lugsail, the one illustrated in Fig. 18.3 being a standing lugsail, since once it is hoisted, no further manœuvring of the yard or gaff boom is necessary, unless of course the wind freshens. The dipping lugsail, however, ...
Graham Danton, 2002
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MotorBoating
The halyard for the lugsail is led to the inside steering station where it is kept tidy on an aluminum drum. A single sheet system controls the lugsail boom and the five lower battens by a system of sheetlets and small blocks. The single sheet is ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUGSAIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lugsail is used in the context of the following news items.
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Moorhead man to sail 1700 miles down Mississippi in homemade boat
Chamberlain said the traditional Chinese lugsail is much easier for one man to operate than the triangular sails more common in Western boats ... «INFORUM, Jun 15»
2
Lake Lanier Sailing Club's Reggae Regatta ~ June 19-21, 2015
Hint: A lugsail is quadrilateral sail that lacks a boom, has the foot larger than the head, and is bent to a yard hanging obliquely on the mast. (As if you didn't know, ... «LakeLanier.com, May 15»
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BUTT TO BARRA
... Lewis craft – the sgoth Niseach have added a recognisable feature, culminating in a hard fought 'lugsail challenge' at the end of the week. «Stornoway Gazette, Apr 15»
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An Irishwoman's Diary: Salty sea tales from Kevin Crothers
After scraping and sanding it, he painted it white and “fitted it with a rudder, a leeboard, a mast and a dipping lugsail made by my mother from ... «Irish Times, Feb 15»
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Yard News: September 2014
So far Steve has made sails for craft ranging from traditional lugsail dinghies to classic racing yachts. Features like traditional mitre-cut sails, ... «Classic Boat, Nov 14»
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Classic Wooden Boats & New Dinghy Linked Through Sailing's …
Enter the International 12ft dinghy, a simple little lugsail rigged clinker-built classic wooden boat. She was designed by George Cockshott of ... «Afloat, Aug 14»
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Spring Constellations: See a Night Sky Snake, Crow and Goblet
Were we to add a fainter, adjoining star, the pattern would then resemble the battened mainsail of a Chinese junk, or lugsail, ship. Major sky ... «Space.com, Mar 14»
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The Irish Heart is Still in Wooden Boats
The boat wasn't designed with a centreplate, but she carried a little lugsail, and a rudder was fitted. Anyone who has ever sailed a clinker ... «Afloat, Feb 14»
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NCCA Kronstadt: All Ways But Still
The canvas was cut to the shape of a Dipping Lugsail of a Russian Shebek from the Late 18th Century. The face of the sail features an anchor ... «Huffington Post, Feb 14»
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12 things the National Fund for Acquisitions helped Scotland collect
Following purchase in 1975, the Scottish Fisheries Museum restored 'Reaper' to its original 1902 two-masted lugsail rig. 7. Victoria Cross ... «BBC News, Dec 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Lugsail [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lugsail>. Jul 2019 ».
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