masty

adjective

Definition of masty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete
: abounding in or fattened on mast

masty

noun
mas·​ty | \ ˈmasti \
plural -es

Definition of masty (Entry 2 of 2)

now dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for masty

Adjective

Middle English, fattened on mast, from mast entry 3 + -y

Noun

Middle English, modification of Middle French mastin

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“Masty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/masty. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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