reef a sail in



reef a sail in

to reduce the area of a ship's sail, by folding the sail. The first mate ordered the sailors to reef the sails in. They had to reef in the sails.
See also: reef, sail

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Nala-Hinduism
Armandar-MAWNFrench
Thana-Arabic
Keone-Hawaiian
IngramING-grəmEnglish
LotusLO-təsEnglish (Rare)