Funnel stay

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Funnel stay (Naut) one of the ropes or rods steadying a steamer's funnel.
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Usage

In literature:

Barbara had stood just opposite, where the iron funnel-stay ran down.
"Lister's Great Adventure" by Harold Bindloss
The funnel still held by its stays, but the mainmast was gone, and with it the string of flags.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
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