fighting top

noun

one of the gun platforms on the lower masts of sailing men-of-war, used in attacking the crew of an enemy ship with swivel guns and muskets

Nearby words

  1. fighting chair,
  2. fighting chance,
  3. fighting cock,
  4. fighting fish,
  5. fighting french,
  6. fighting word,
  7. fighting words,
  8. fightingly,
  9. figjam,
  10. figment

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