foremast foremast

Definition(s):

  • (n) the mast nearest the bow in vessels with two or more masts

Usage(s):

  1. Except for a few lights on her foremast, North Carolina was dark, as she and her destroyer escorts had been every night.
  2. The subsequent blast gutted the ship, and the foremast and forward superstructure began to collapse.
  3. At her foremast flew a pennant the Cuban breezes had not played with for seven years: the blue, white, red, yellow and green personal banner of General Fulgencio Batista.
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