Associations to the word «Yardarm»

Wiktionary

YARDARM, noun. (nautical) The outer end of a yard, often equipped with blocks for reeving signal halyards.
YARDARM TO YARDARM, adverb. (archaic) (idiomatic) Very close to each other.

Dictionary definition

YARDARM, noun. Either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship.

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