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  • verb Present participle of masthead.

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Examples

  • Our martinet mastheading first lieutenant, who had outlived all the others save one, was promoted as commander into a sloop of war, in which he died a few months after of apoplexy in consequence of repletion.

    A Sailor of King George

  • Some of the mids who loved him were wicked enough to say that it was a punishment inflicted on him for mastheading them so often.

    A Sailor of King George

  • Jim, who had been feeling extremely uncomfortable since the talk had turned on the subject of mastheading, rose and made his escape with Bob, leaving the elders to their wine.

    Held Fast For England A Tale of the Siege of Gibraltar (1779-83)

  • Biscay with a strong breeze right aft; so you ought to be duly thankful to old Saunders for mastheading you without waiting till we get there.

    Paddy Finn

  • He has taken the law into his own hands already by mastheading me for eight hours, and now he makes a complaint to you; but I am always ready to do as you wish, and, to please you, I will make an apology. '

    Poor Jack

  • He has taken the law into his own hands already by mastheading me for eight hours, and now he makes a complaint to you; but

    Poor Jack

  • Now, sir, "said Jack," I have read them over till I know them by heart, and there is not one word of mastheading in the whole of them. "

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

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