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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The chief pole of a sailing vessel with two or more poles.

Usage examples (30)
  • At the top of the mainmast is a fighting top from which project two large spears.
  • Paul did not think so; but he made no reply to the angry man, though he ordered the alleged culprit to the mainmast, which is the locality of the high court on shipboard.
  • Spaniard amidships, just under the lee of the mainmast.
  • Here comes Terlan with the mainmast of his brother's yacht. for more
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