fore top masts

fore-topmast

[fawr-top-mast, -mahst, fohr-; Nautical fawr-top-muhst, fohr-]
noun
the spar or section of a pole mast serving as the topmast of a foremast on a ship.

Origin:
1620–30

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fore-topmast (fɔːˈtɒpˌmɑːst, (nautical) fɔːˈtɒpməst)
 
n
nautical a mast stepped above a foremast

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