Definition of 'halyard'
Example sentences containing 'halyard'
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Lirael nodded, unable to speak, and hauled on the halyard to raise the sail. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)It freed itself from the halyard and slipped away into the darker water, a gliding wraith that sailed towards the closing doors of the deep. RUSHING TO PARADISE (2001)Billy let go the sail gaskets and heaved up on the halyard. CORMORANT (2001)
He's used a halyard as a messenger line to run the one-inch hemp through the block. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER (2001)
Trends of 'halyard'
Used Rarely. halyard is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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