The rope or collar by which a yard or spar is held to the mast in such a way that it may be hoisted or lowered at pleasure.
A line for confining a spar to a mast
a bond of rope, chain, or iron collar by which the middle of a yard is fastened to a mast.
A movable loop, used to fasten the yard to its respective mast.
The collar which holds a yard or gaff to the mast while allowing it to be raised or lowered and swivel around the mast. Can be made of wire or rope and fitted with beads to reduce friction