Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a mast or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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mast +‎ -like

Examples

  • Closer it came, and closer, and the slender mastlike thing began to extend from its underside, toward the cove.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • Closer it came, and closer, and the slender mastlike thing began to extend from its underside, toward the cove.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • Closer it came, and closer, and the slender mastlike thing began to extend from its underside, toward the cove.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • The structure supporting the gate, in such a case, with its beams, platforms, catwalks and mastlike timbers, is very sturdy.

    Renegades Of Gor

  • Once when they had halted at noon he pointed out a hillside of pine, black beneath the rain, close-clustered and of mastlike straightness.

    Then I'll Come Back to You

  • Half hidden among ferns and the mastlike stems of trees, the rude huts of Tibara nestled in the forest, blending with their surroundings, until only the knowing observer could identify them by vague form.

    The Weakling

  • Dick’s car, a Renault so dwarfish that they all stuck out of it except the children, between whom Mademoiselle towered mastlike in the rear seat.

    Tender is the Night

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