captain's mast


noun

a session at which the captain of a naval ship hears and acts on the cases of enlisted personnel charged with committing offenses.

Nearby words

  1. captain jack,
  2. captain of industry,
  3. captain's bed,
  4. captain's biscuit,
  5. captain's chair,
  6. captaincy,
  7. captains courageous,
  8. captains of industry,
  9. captainship,
  10. captan

Origin of captain's mast

First recorded in 1940–45

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