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after mast

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noun
  1. the aftermost mast of a sailing vessel.
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Historical Examples

  • First the nearest hoisted her big sail, and also set one on her after-mast.

    Ned Garth

    W. H. G. Kingston

  • With much difficulty we succeeded in lowering our after-mast.

  • Her after-mast came down, the next one came down, the others were swaying.

    Sonnie-Boy's People

    James B. Connolly