royal mast

a mast situated immediately above, and generally formed as a single spar with, a topgallant mast.
[1785-95]

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  • Royal mast — Royal Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • royal mast — n. a small mast next above a topgallant mast …   English World dictionary

  • royal mast — roy′al mast′ n. naut. navig. a mast situated immediately above, and generally formed as a single spar with, a topgallant mast • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • royal mast — /rɔɪəl ˈmast/ (say royuhl mahst) noun the mast next above the topgallant mast …   Australian English dictionary

  • royal mast — n. (Nautical) small mast that is placed right above the topgallant mast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • royal mast — noun a section of a sailing ship s mast above the topgallant …   English new terms dictionary

  • royal mast — noun topmast immediately above the topgallant mast • Hypernyms: ↑topmast …   Useful english dictionary

  • Royal — Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Royal bay — Royal Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Royal eagle — Royal Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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