Synonyms for gaff topsail | Synonym.com

Synonyms and antonyms for gaff topsail

1. gaff (n.)

an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish

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2. topsail (n.)

a sail (or either of a pair of sails) immediately above the lowermost sail of a mast and supported by a topmast

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3. gaff (n.)

a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

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4. gaff (n.)

a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock

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5. gaff-headed sail (n.)

a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff

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6. fore-topsail (n.)

the topsail on a foremast

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7. main-topsail (n.)

a topsail set on the mainmast

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