Fore-topgallant
Fore-topgallant Fore`-top*gal"lant (? or ?), a. (Naut.) Designating the mast, sail, yard, etc., above the topmast; as, the fore-topgallant sail. See {Sail}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fore-topgallant — fore top•gal•lant [[t]ˌfɔr tɒpˈgæl ənt, ˌfoʊr [/t]] naut. [[t] təˈgæl [/t]] adj. naut. navig. being a sail, yard, or rigging belonging to a fore topgallant mast • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • fore-topgallant — [fôr′täp΄gal΄ənt΄; ] naut [., fôr′tə gal΄ənt] adj. designating or of the mast, sail, yard, etc. just above the fore topmast …   English World dictionary

  • fore-topgallant — | ̷ ̷ˌtäp|galənt, tə(p)| adjective Etymology: fore + topgallant : of, relating to, or being a part (as a mast, sail, or yard) next above the fore topmast the fore topgallant sail see sail illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • fore-topgallant — /fawr top gal euhnt, fohr /; Naut. /fawr teuh gal euhnt, fohr /, adj. being a sail, yard, or rigging belonging to a fore topgallant mast. See diag. under ship. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • fore-topgallant — /fɔ tɒpˈgælənt/ (say faw top galuhnt), / təˈgæl / (say tuh gal ) adjective (of a mast, sail, yard, etc.) next above the fore topmast …   Australian English dictionary

  • fore-topgallant mast — the spar or section of a spar forming the topgallant portion of a foremast on a ship. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • fore-topgallant mast — the spar or section of a spar forming the topgallant portion of a foremast on a ship. [1620 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fore-topgallant mast — /fɔ tɒpˈgælənt mast/ (say faw top galuhnt mahst), / təˈgæl / (say tuh gal ) noun the mast on a ship next above the fore topmast …   Australian English dictionary

  • fore-topgallant-mast — noun the third section of a sailing ship s foremast, above the foretopmast …   English new terms dictionary

  • fore-topgallant-sail — noun the sail above a sailing ship s foretopsail …   English new terms dictionary

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