foretopgallant

fore-topgallant

[fawr-top-gal-uhnt, fohr-; Nautical fawr-tuh-gal-uhnt, fohr-]
adjective
being a sail, yard, or rigging belonging to a fore-topgallant mast.

Origin:
1620–30

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fore-topgallant (ˌfɔːtɒpˈɡælənt, (nautical) ˌfɔːtəˈɡælənt)
 
adj
nautical of, relating to, or being the topmost portion of a foremast, above the topmast: the fore-topgallant mast

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