Brail

Definition of Brail

n.1.
1.(Falconry) A thong of soft leather to bind up a hawk's wing.
2.(Naut.) Ropes passing through pulleys, and used to haul in or up the leeches, bottoms, or corners of sails, preparatory to furling.
3.A stock at each end of a seine to keep it stretched.
v. t.1.(Naut.) To haul up by the brails; - used with up; as, to brail up a sail.

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furl, roll up
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