Backstay

Pronunciation of Backstay  

English Meaning

A rope or stay extending from the masthead to the side of a ship, slanting a little aft, to assist the shrouds in supporting the mast.

  1. A rope or shroud extending from the top of a mast aft to a ship's side or stern to help support the mast.
  2. A supporting device at or for the back of something else.

   

The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

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