- the upward curve at the foot of a square sail.
- (loosely) a convexity given to any of the edges of a sail; round.
- hair combed up from the forehead or temples in a roll or high curve.
"But sometimes they cut their hair into such wild patterns that attempting to imitate them, Wood sniffed, 'would torture the word of a curious barber.' Tonsures, pigtails, head completely shaved but for a single forelock, long sides drawn into a queue with a raffish short-cut roach in the middle—all of it was prideful and abhorrent to the Pilgrims."
- Charles Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus