maintop


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main·top

 (mān′tŏp′)
n.
A platform atop the lower section of the mainmast of a square-rigged sailing vessel.

maintop

(ˈmeɪnˌtɒp)
n
(Nautical Terms) a top or platform at the head of the mainmast
Translations

maintop

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As for Jo, she would have gone up and sat on the maintop jib, or whatever the high thing is called, made friends with the engineers, and tooted on the captain's speaking trumpet, she'd have been in such a state of rapture.
In his indignation at what he termed their effeminacy, he would swear that he would never take them to sea again "without having Fly-market on the forecastle, Covent-garden on the poop, and a cool spring from Canada in the maintop.
6 Walker Rehabilitation walker - maintop, footrest - degree, wheelchair, chair toiletCroup.
This image was taken from the wooden ship's maintop (a platform around the head of the lower section of the mainmast) while it was stuck in pack ice.
He climbed to the maintop And then he began to pray.
Operatic roles include Belmonte Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Cassio Otello in the Tivoli Garden, Copenhagen, Idomeneo at L'Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing, Tamino Die Zauberflote at Limoges Opera and Maintop Billy Budd at the Royal Danish Opera.
The town's red-roofed buildings cover the waterfront and three steep hills--Denmark Hill, Synagogue Hill, and Government Hill (old-time sailors looking up from water level called them Foretop, Maintop, and Mizzenmast).
Offering the versatility of an electric oven and a gas maintop with optional natural or LP gas installation, this popular size gives great versatility to any kitchen design and is ideal where a new range is needed to fit into existing kitchen cabinet openings.
Meanwhile, in decreeing that ships in the kingdom of Great Britain "shall bear on their maintops the red cross, commonly called St George's cross, and the white cross, commonly called St Andrew's cross", James upset the English.