Overmast O`ver*mast", v. t. (Naut.) To furnish (a vessel) with too long or too heavy a mast or masts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overmast — v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • overmast — verb To furnish with a mast or masts overly tall or heavy. 1838, , (editor), The works of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 6 …   Wiktionary

  • overmast — /ˈoʊvəmast/ (say ohvuhmahst) verb (t) to provide a ship with masts that are too high or too heavy …   Australian English dictionary

  • overmast — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: over (I) + mast, v. : to furnish (a ship) with too long or too heavy masts …   Useful english dictionary

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