fore-top·​mast ˈfȯr-ˌtäp-məst How to pronounce fore-topmast (audio)
: a mast next above the foremast

Word History

First Known Use

1626, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fore-topmast was in 1626

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“Fore-topmast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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