Masting house
Masting Mast"ing, n. (Naut.) The act or process of putting a mast or masts into a vessel; also, the scientific principles which determine the position of masts, and the mechanical methods of placing them. [1913 Webster]

{Masting house} (Naut.), a large building, with suitable mechanism overhanging the water, used for stepping and unstepping the masts of vessels. [1913 Webster]


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