Topgallant meaning

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Of, relating to, or being the mast above the topmast, its sails, or its rigging.
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Raised above adjacent parts or structures.
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Designating or of a mast, sail, spar, etc. situated above the topmast and below the royal mast on a sailing ship.
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A topgallant mast, sail, etc.
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(nautical) Situated above the topmast and below the royal mast.

The topgallant yards, braces, etc.

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Of the most superior quality; the best of its kind.
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(nautical) The sail suspended from the topmost section of a mast; topgallant sail.
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(nautical) The topmost section of a mast; topgallant mast.
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Anything elevated or splendid.
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