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maintopsail-yard

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  • At about ten P. M., the maintopsail-yard took fire.

    Roundabout Papers

  • "There's that bloomin 'compreesant come again!" exclaimed a hoarse voice; and, sure enough, a light similar to the one that had hung at the crossjack yard-arm now floated upon the end of the upper maintopsail-yard.

    Stories by English Authors: the Sea

  • At last the sun shining in my eyes awoke me, and looking around, I saw, about two miles or so to the eastward, a brig with her foretopmast gone and maintopsail-yard carried away.

    Old Jack

  • French ship, and at the same moment the maintopsail-yard was torn from the mast, and much other damage was done aloft, while the bumpkin, chain plates, cat heads, and bower anchor were carried away.

    Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships A Story of the Last Naval War

  • At about ten P. M., the maintopsail-yard took fire.

    Roundabout Papers

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