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maintop

Syllabification: main·top
Pronunciation: /ˈmāntäp
 
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Definition of maintop in English:

noun

A platform around the head of the lower section of a sailing ship’s mainmast.
Example sentences
  • It was a horrible lesson too to them, because it was afterwards found that he had taken up a bottle of whisky to drink at the maintop.
  • There are many of places of the coast where fishermen could find the place where nets were cast, creels or maintops were lowered.
  • On 12 April 1606, a royal decree declared that the ships of the Kingdom of Great Britain " shall bear on their maintops the red cross, commonly called St. George's cross, and the white cross, commonly called St. Andrew's cross.’

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