Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with a mast or masts; having or exhibiting masts: chiefly used in composition: as, a three-masted vessel.
- adj. Having masts.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Furnished with a mast or masts; -- chiefly in composition.
- adj. having or furnished with a mast; often used in combination
“Ships teetered on the waters below, dragon-masted longships, bulky cogs, leaky skiffs, junks from the south and holks from the north, all formed around the cliffs in an immense semicircle.”
“No sad-eyed elephants, no three-masted clipper ships and, sadly, no dead presidents either.”
“He wanted to command one of the tall-masted clipper ships, and once he achieved his objective, 10 years later, he didn't just chart the ship's course and direct its crew.”
“You won't find anybody from Goldman Sachs inspecting the wheelhouse of a four-masted clipper ship bound for Madagascar.”
“The other vessels were two-masted schooners, but she was a three-master and the largest in the fleet.”
“Never were there more dainty and lovable topmasts on a three-masted schooner, and never was there a three - masted schooner that worked like the witch she was to windward.”
“Ocean steamships passed up and down the estuary, and lofty-masted ships, towed by red-stacked tugs.”
“That is one of the virtues of a ship steel-masted and steel-stayed.”
“We passed a ship, two schooners, and a four-masted barkentine under the smallest of canvas, and at eleven o'clock, running up the spanker and jib, we hove her to, and in another hour we were beating back again against the aftersea under full sail to regain the sealing ground away to the westward.”
“And when the news went around that these were part of the survivors of the three-masted schooner, Mary Turner, smashed into kindling wood and sunk by a whale, the elderly females no more believed than had they the yarn of the sunken island.”
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