sail noun

ADJ. main | canvas

VERB + SAIL hoist, raise | drop, lower | adjust, trim | fill The dinghy gathered speed as the wind filled her sails. | reef, shorten | furl

SAIL + VERB billow, flap The bay was full of yachts with billowing sails. | fill

SAIL + NOUN area, shape, size | canvas

PREP. under ~ The yacht came in under sail and anchored near us.

PHRASES the days of sail The boat is preserved as a monument to the days of sail. | in/under full sail She advanced towards us like a galleon in full sail. | set sail (for) We set sail for France at first light.