Definition of mainsheet:
saddlery, weather sheet, tacking, sheet of paper, sheet, pall, bed sheet, stable gear, piece of paper, canvas, tabloid, cerement, plane, canvass, winding-sheet, shroud, tack, flat solid, winding-clothes, sail, rag.
- "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss.
- "The Three Lieutenants", W.H.G. Kingston.
- "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.