royal mast


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roy·al·mast

also roy·al mast  (roi′əl-măst′)
n. Nautical
The small section of mast immediately above the topgallant mast on a square-rigged sailing vessel.

roy′al mast′


n.
a mast situated immediately above, and generally formed as a single spar with, a topgallant mast.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.royal mast - topmast immediately above the topgallant mastroyal mast - topmast immediately above the topgallant mast
topmast - the mast next above a lower mast and topmost in a fore-and-aft rig
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