Dismast - definition of dismast by The Free Dictionary
Related to dismast:
dis·mast (dĭs-măst′) tr.v. dis·mast·ed
To remove or break off the mast of.
dismast ( dɪsˈmɑːst) vb
(Nautical Terms) (
tr) to break off the mast or masts of (a sailing vessel)
disˈmastment n dis•mast (dɪsˈmæst, -ˈmɑst) v.t.
to deprive (a ship) of masts; break off the masts of.
dismast Past participle: dismasted Gerund: dismasting Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
References in classic literature
At any rate, it was a harmless eccentricity, and may the god of gales, who took him away so abruptly between New Zealand and the Horn, let his soul rest in some Paradise of true seamen, where no amount of carrying on will ever
And we talked of old ships, of sea-accidents, of break-downs,
ings; and of a man who brought his ship safe to Liverpool all the way from the River Platte under a jury rudder.
Van Liew finished the 1998-1999 Around Alone challenge in third place despite a
leaving him with no mast, boom, rigging or sails.