Meaning of SHEET in English



Function: transitive verb

Date: 1925

: to move or set (a sail) by manipulation of a sheet

– sheet home

1 : to extend (a sail) and set as flat as possible by hauling upon the sheets

2 : to fix the responsibility for : bring home to one

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.