course (n.)
sail attached to the lower yards of a sailing ship
Tem I.i.35[Boatswain to Mariners, of the ship] Bring her to try with main-course
Tem I.i.48[Boatswain to Mariners, of the ship] Set her two courses!
TNK III.iv.10[Gaoler's Daughter alone, of a ship] Up with a course or two
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