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Origin of main-topmast
Words nearby main-topmast
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Swan's ship had 16 guns, with a crew of 140 men, all English, and carried a Saint George's flag at her main-topmast head.History of the Buccaneers of America|James Burney
Thus they saved the main-topmast, and probably prevented the mainmast itself from being sprung.The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth|Edward Osler
The captain ordered the ensign to be hoisted to the main-topmast shrouds, and the guns to be got all clear for firing.
Presently the "Boxer" lost her main-topmast, and McCall, hanging on her bow, kept up his raking fire.The Boys of 1812 and Other Naval Heroes|James Russell Soley
The foremast went by the board, carrying with it the main-topmast, when a sea striking the ship swept over her.The Three Admirals|W.H.G. Kingston