Definition of fighting top in English:

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fighting top

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A platform high on a warship’s mast on which guns or marksmen can be stationed.
Example sentences
  • Lookouts were posted at the top yard of each mast and in the fighting tops.
  • A face peered over from the fighting top, watching her despondent figure disappear below decks.
  • Something dark could be seen through the wooden slats of the fighting top.
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