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masting

[ mas-ting, mah-sting ]
/ ˈmæs tɪŋ, ˈmɑ stɪŋ /
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noun Nautical.
the masts of a ship, taken as a whole.
the technique, act, or process of placing masts in sailing ships.
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Origin of masting

First recorded in 1620–30; mast1 + -ing1
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