Origin of fore-topmast
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Her fore-topmast showed but a splintered stump just above the fore-mast cap.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
Down he slid by the main-topmast-stay, and in an instant more he was climbing the fore-topmast rigging.A Voyage round the World|W.H.G. Kingston
Here he cut the stop of the fore-topmast halyards, overhauled the running part, and let the block swing in.
He also thought it possible to set a fore-topmast stay-sail flying.
The men were at work getting in the fore-topmast stun'-sail, and some were aloft rigging in the boom.The Wreck of the Grosvenor, Volume 1 of 3|William Clark Russell