topmast

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noun top·mast \ˈtäp-ˌmast, -məst\

Definition of topmast

  1. :  the mast that is next above the lower mast and is topmost in a fore-and-aft rig

15th Century

First Known Use of topmast

15th century


TOPMAST Defined for Kids

topmast

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noun top·mast \ˈtäp-ˌmast, -məst\

Definition of topmast for Students

  1. :  the second mast above a ship's deck

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