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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mast fixed to the head of a higher mast on a square-rigged vessel; A sail set on a yard of a type of mast.

Usage examples (31)
  • There was a similar raised place forward, called the topgallant forecastle.
  • Away aloft there, and shake out the topgallant sails!
  • The chills make him shake like a topgallant in a gale.
  • The lookout at the fore-topgallant masthead was hailing. for more
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