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  • noun Plural form of masthead.


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  • Aloft, at giddy mastheads oscillating above the decks of ships,

    Chapter 6

  • Almost finished with these old Disney mastheads now; just a couple more left.

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  • He set sail and bore away into the west-north-west, two hunters constantly at the mastheads and sweeping the sea with glasses, himself pacing the deck like an angry lion.

    Chapter 18

  • Mr. Fumaroli makes only two small, noticeable mistakes: He attributes the great English classical scholar Richard Bentley to Oxford he was, in truth, a Cambridge man and he confuses "Greek fire"—the weapon invented by the Byzantines to destroy enemy fleets—with "St. Elmo's fire," a climatic phenomenon that plays harmlessly around the mastheads of storm-tossed ships.

    Why They All Came to Versailles

  • Almost finished with these old Disney mastheads now; just a couple more left.

    Mangled Manga

  • The Pyrenees sailed the ten miles; she sailed ten miles more; and the lookouts at the three mastheads saw naught but the naked, sun-washed sea.


  • I tacked back and forth and wore for two solid hours, then hove to till daybreak, and cruised back and forth all day, two men at the mastheads.

    Bunches of Knuckles

  • Lookouts at the mastheads could report no land, and the day passed in drizzling calms and violent squalls.


  • Can't wait to see the "let them eat cake" crowd hanging from the mastheads.

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi | Health Insurance or Go to Jail?

  • It posted a loss of A$380. 1 million for the prior year after it wrote down the value of its mastheads.

    Fairfax Returns to the Black


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