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Definition: Triatic stay
(st[=a]), n. [AS. st[ae]g, akin to D., G., Icel.,
Sw., & Dan. stag; cf. OF. estai, F. ['e]tai, of Teutonic
A large, strong rope, employed to support a mast, by being
extended from the head of one mast down to some other, or to
some part of the vessel. Those which lead forward are called
fore-and-aft stays; those which lead to the vessel's side are
called backstays. See Illust. of Ship
, or Hove in stays
(Naut.), in the act or
situation of staying, or going about from one tack to
another. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
(Naut.), openings in the edge of a staysail
through which the hanks pass which join it to the stay.
(Naut.), a tackle attached to a stay and used
for hoisting or lowering heavy articles over the side.
To miss stays
(Naut.), to fail in the attempt to go about.
(Naut.), a rope secured at the ends to the
heads of the foremast and mainmast with thimbles spliced
to its bight into which the stay tackles hook.