Definition of main-topmast in English:

main-topmast

Syllabification: main-top·mast

noun

The second section of a sailing ship’s mainmast.
More example sentences
  • The Raven had lost her maintopmast three days out from San Francisco, which had slowed her down for two full days.
  • In less than an hour I had the maintopmast on deck and was constructing the shears.
  • The unfortunate man was at the head, engaged in unshackling the maintopmast spring stay, when the cap of the foremast came off.

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