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Meaning of fore-topmast

fore-top•mast

Pronunciation: (fôr"top'mast", -mäst", fōr"-Naut.fôr"top'm&schwast, fōr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the spar or section of a pole mast serving as the topmast of a foremast on a ship.
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