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halyard

, halliard
Nautical a line for hoisting or lowering a sail, flag, or spar

halyard

[′hal·yərd]
(naval architecture)
A rope or tackle used to raise or lower a flag, sail, or spar. Also spelled halliard.
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Meanwhile, Hamid Rashid Al Mansouri produced a double winner in the Jeer Tabaa Farkh (Trophy) event when his falcons named '98B' and '61' clocked the fastest times of 18.
According to Hezbollah's media wing, their forces, alongside the Syrian Arab Army, destroyed a building filled with ISIL terrorists inside the Jarod Jar jeer village of Ma'ber Abu Jadeej, Al Masdar reported.
I accept, 100 per cent, that fans pay their money and are therefore entitled to shout, boo or jeer at whoever they want.
The present experiment investigated the effects of differential audience behavior (cheers, jeers, silence) on individual golf, baseball, and basketball players' performance of a particular sport-specific skill.
True to his form, the jeer did not deter Kalmadi as he went on to read out his self-congratulatory prepared speech.
We are mulling to lodge a police complain against the fans who had tried to jeer Yuvraj when he had come out to provide drinks during the match," he said.
to speak or tease with words that are insulting or scornful : jeer <They gibed the boy about his tattered clothes.
Once the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, was played, Tunisian and Moroccan young men started to whistle and jeer in the presence of two French ministers.
After a meeting of district administrators, student body representatives and coaches in December, the district adopted this ``upgrade'' to its rules of sportsmanship, designed to ensure that those in the stands cheer their own players rather than jeer their opponents.
Featuring eight bonus stickers to liven up anyone's cubicle, Try Rebooting Yourself is cartoonist Scott Adams' latest compilation of Dilbert cartoons, which savagely mock and jeer corporate ineffectualness, human obnoxiousness, and the literally cutthroat (or shove-off-a-roof) competition of office politics.
That's why I believe it's now time to move on and remember that a boo or a jeer at Dyer is a boo or jeer against Newcastle United.
The group, however, continued to jeer, finally provoking the governor to shout, ''Get out.