captain's mast
noun Date: 1941 mast 3

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • captain's mast — cap′tain s mast n. mil a session at which the captain of a naval ship hears cases against enlisted personnel • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • captain's mast — noun : a disciplinary proceeding at which the commanding officer of a naval vessel hears and disposes of cases against members of his command charged with an offense called also mast …   Useful english dictionary

  • captain's mast — a session at which the captain of a naval ship hears and acts on the cases of enlisted personnel charged with committing offenses. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • mast — mast1 [mast, mäst] n. [ME maste < OE mæst, akin to Ger mast < IE * mazdos, a pole, rod > L malus, mast (< * madus with Sabine l for d), Ir maide, a stick] 1. a tall spar or, now often, a hollow metal structure, sometimes in sections,… …   English World dictionary

  • captain'smast — captain s mast n. A disciplinary hearing during which the commanding officer of a naval unit studies and disposes of cases against the enlisted personnel in the unit. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mast (naval) — For information about a ship s mast, see Mast (sailing). In naval tradition, a mast is a non judicial punishment ( NJP ) disciplinary hearing in which a commanding officer studies and disposes of cases involving those in his or her command. If… …   Wikipedia

  • mast — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mæst; akin to Old High German mast mast, Latin malus Date: before 12th century 1. a long pole or spar rising from the keel or deck of a ship and supporting the yards, booms, and rigging 2. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mast — I [[t]mæst, mɑst[/t]] n. 1) naut. a spar or structure rising above the hull and upper portions of a ship to hold sails, spars, rigging, etc 2) any upright pole, as a support for an aerial, a post in certain cranes, etc 3) mil captain s mast 4) to …   From formal English to slang

  • S.S.C. Napoli — Napoli Full name Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli S.p.A.[1] Nickname(s) Partenopei Azzurri (The Blues) …   Wikipedia

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