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|Yard: A large horizontal spar tapered towards each end. Yards were fastened to the masts of square-rigged vessels for the purpose of carrying square sails.|
|Yard Horses: Ropes slung under a yard on which sailors or topmen stood while reefing or furling sails. Also called foot ropes.|