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[fawr-mas-tid, -mah-stid, fohr-]
adjective Nautical.
  1. carrying four masts.
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Historical Examples

  • The Grace de Dieu was a four-masted vessel, and was built in 1515.

    Man on the Ocean

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Below them a four-masted schooner was tacking in the light wind.

  • She was a four-masted vessel, fitted with double topsails, with a spread of canvas about 4,500 square yards.

  • Fourteen four-masted ships, a part of them with crews of two hundred and fifty men, were equipped and victualled for two years.

  • Her eyes fastened for an instant upon the tattoo of a four-masted sailing ship imprinted on his arm.

    The Secret Pact

    Mildred A. Wirt