• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Inhaul (Naut) A rope used to draw in the jib boom, or flying jib boom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n inhaul A line for bringing a spar inboard: applied to the brails of a spanker, in distinction from the outhaul, which spreads the sail by hauling the head out to the gaff-end.
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