lower mast

noun

Definition of lower mast

: the lowest part of a compound mast composed of two or more poles — compare topmast

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First Known Use of lower mast

1656, in the meaning defined above

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“Lower mast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lower%20mast. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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