dismast

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

Definition of dismast

transitive verb

: to remove or break off the mast of

First Known Use of dismast

1747, in the meaning defined above

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“Dismast.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dismast. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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