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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of masthead.

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Examples

  • And in this stretch of ocean, lookouts were mastheaded at day-dawn and kept mastheaded until twilight of evening, when the Mary

    CHAPTER XII

  • All the same though, the sails were all loosed in about a minute, it seemed, and the yards mastheaded.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • The same afternoon we daylighted the anchor, mastheaded the sails, crested the briny wave like a Yankee sea-serpent, and on the second day let go no fool of a piece of crooked iron off dirty Deptford.

    A Sailor of King George

  • Your yards stay mastheaded mostly by force o 'habit, hey?

    Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate"

  • Then came the order for the t'gallantsail, and by the time that was mastheaded, the skipper followed with orders for royals, fore and aft.

    Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate"

  • The other sloops then mastheaded their topsails, and the schooners peaked their gaffs.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • And in this stretch of ocean, lookouts were mastheaded at day-dawn and kept mastheaded until twilight of evening, when the Mary

    Chapter 12

  • Roger Brevard watched the _Nautilus_ while one by one the topsails were sheeted home and the yards mastheaded.

    Java Head

  • All the same though, the sails were all loosed in about a minute, it seemed, and the yards mastheaded.

    The Ghost Pirates: Appendix

  • There was no flagstaff at Fort Pickens; but the Union colors were at once hung out over the northwest bastion, in full view of the shore, while the _Supply_ and _Wyandotte_, the only naval vessels in the bay, and both commanded by loyal men, mastheaded extra colors and stood clear.

    Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of the blue and the gray

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