from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See mall.
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A chace immediately commenced, and continued feven hours, before he was able to clofe with his antago* nift, which being far fuperior in fize, and weight of metal, as well as in the number of her crew, a defperate adion took place, which lafted upwards of four hours; the enemy then fuirendered, having only her fore - mart, without either yard or top-mall (landing.
Biographia navalis; or, Impartial memoirs of the lives and characters of officers of the navy of Great Britain, from the year 1660 to the present time; drawn from the most authentic sources, and disposed in a chronological arrangement