Topmast meaning

tŏp'məst, -măst'
The mast below the topgallant mast in a square-rigged ship and highest in a fore-and-aft-rigged ship.
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The second mast above the deck of a sailing ship, supported by the lower mast and often supporting a topgallant mast in turn.
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(nautical) The highest mast in a fore-and-aft-rigged ship.
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(nautical) The mast below the topgallant mast in a square-rigged ship.
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