a pierced slab of hardwood built into the deck structure of a small ship or boat to receive the force of the mast, which is fitted tightly through it.
Also called mast hasp. a metal collar fitted to a thwart of a small boat to steady a mast.
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- mast ball,
- mast band,
- mast bed,
- mast cell,
- mast cell leukemia,
- mast cloth,
- mast hasp,
- mast house,
- mast leukocyte,
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