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
Fernando[fə'nændə]
LukÁŠ-Czech, Slovak
OrmazdOR-mazdPersian Mythology
Dixon['diksn]
YasmineYAZ-min (English)Persian, Arabic, English (Modern)
Prudentius-Late Roman