from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Nautical To remove or break off the mast of.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To break off the mast (of a ship), especially by gunfire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To deprive of a mast of masts; to break and carry away the masts from.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of a mast or masts; break and carry away the masts from: as, a dismasted ship.
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