What is a drabbler?

What is a drabbler? Here are some definitions.

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  1. (nautical) A piece of canvas fastened by lacing to the bonnet of a sail, to give it a greater depth or more drop.
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When a greater spread of sail was required, a piece called a bonnet was added to the foot of the sail, and a further piece called a drabbler could be added to that.

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