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Webster 1828 Edition


Dismasting

DISMASTING

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ppr.
Stripping of masts.

Definition 2021


dismasting

dismasting

English

Verb

dismasting

  1. present participle of dismast

Noun

dismasting (plural dismastings)

  1. The act by which a ship is dismasted.
    • 1951, MotorBoating (volume 87, number 1, January 1951, page 50)
      Nearly 150 boats crossed the line in a gale of wind that caused several dismastings, and minor disasters.