main-topmast

[ meyn-top-mast, -mahst; Nautical meyn-top-muhst ]
/ ˌmeɪnˈtɒpˌmæst, -ˌmɑst; Nautical ˌmeɪnˈtɒp məst /

noun Nautical.

the mast next above the main lower mast.

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Origin of main-topmast

First recorded in 1485–95
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main-topmast

noun

nautical the mast immediately above the mainmast
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