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fore-topmast

[fawr-top-mast, -mahst, fohr-; Nautical fawr-top-muh st, fohr-] /ˌfɔrˈtɒpˌmæst, -ˌmɑst, ˌfoʊr-; Nautical ˌfɔrˈtɒp məst, ˌfoʊr-/
noun
1.
the spar or section of a pole mast serving as the topmast of a foremast on a ship.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30
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British Dictionary definitions for fore top-masts

fore-topmast

/fɔːˈtɒpˌmɑːst; nautical fɔːˈtɒpməst/
noun
1.
(nautical) a mast stepped above a foremast
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