dismast

verb

dis·​mast (ˌ)dis-ˈmast How to pronounce dismast (audio)
dismasted; dismasting; dismasts

transitive verb

: to remove or break off the mast of

Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dismast was in 1747

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Cite this Entry

“Dismast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dismast. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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