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mast1 British & World English

A tall upright post, spar, or other structure on a ship or boat, in sailing vessels generally carrying a sail or sails

mast2 British & World English

The fruit of beech, oak, chestnut, and other forest trees, especially as food for pigs

half mast British & World English

The position of a flag which is being flown some way below the top of its staff as a mark of respect for a person who has died

mast cell British & World English

A cell filled with basophil granules, found in numbers in connective tissue and releasing histamine and other substances during inflammatory and allergic reactions

royal mast British & World English

A section of a sailing ship’s mast above the topgallant

before the mast British & World English

Serving as an ordinary seaman in a sailing ship (quartered in the forecastle)

fore-topgallant mast British & World English

The third section of a sailing ship’s foremast, above the foretopmast

before the mast in mast1 British & World English

Serving as an ordinary seaman in a sailing ship (quartered in the forecastle)

nail one's colours to the mast British & World English

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly

mainmast British & World English

The principal mast of a ship, typically the second mast in a sailing ship of three or more masts

nail one's colours to the mast in mast1 British & World English

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly

topgallant British & World English

The section of a square-rigged sailing ship’s mast immediately above the topmast

nail or pin one's colours to the mast in mast1 British & World English

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly

mast English Thesaurus

a ship's mast

mast English-Spanish

mástil masculine

half-mast English-Spanish

at half-mast

mizzen (mast) in mizzen English-Spanish

palo masculine de mesana