the mast or tower to which a dirigible is moored.
Talk Like A Sailor: 9 Fascinating Nautical TermsIn sailing, a moonraker is a light square sail set at the top of the mast. But this term is also a demonym for people from Wiltshire, England.
Origin of mooring mast
First recorded in 1915–20
Also called mooring tower.
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British Dictionary definitions for mooring mast
a mast or tower to which a balloon or airship may be mooredAlso called: mooring tower
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