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noun 
  1. (nautical) A boom vang, a strap or line which exerts downward pressure on the boom near where it joins the mast of a fore-and-aft rigged sailboat.
  2. (nautical) A line extended down from the end of a yard or a gaff, used to regulate its position
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    Etymology: From Dutch vangen = to catch


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