main-topgallantmast

[ meyn-top-gal-uhnt-mast, -mahst; Nautical meyn-tuh-gal-uhnt-muhst ]

nounNautical.
  1. the mast next above the main-topmast.

Origin of main-topgallantmast

1
First recorded in 1685–95

Words Nearby main-topgallantmast

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How to use main-topgallantmast in a sentence

  • His twelve-year-old vocabulary boasted such compound difficulties as mizzentopsail-yard and main-topgallantmast.

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