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Webster 1913 Edition


Mastless

Mast′less

,
Adj.
[See 1st
Mast
.]
Bearing no mast;
as, a
mastless
oak or beech
.
Dryden.

Mast′less

,
Adj.
[See 2d
Mast
.]
Having no mast;
as, a
mastless
vessel
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mastless

M`ASTLESS

,
Adj.
Having no mast; as a vessel.
1.
Bearing no mast; as a mastless oak or beech.

Definition 2023


mastless

mastless

English

Adjective

mastless (not comparable)

  1. Without a mast.
    a mastless ship
  2. Bearing no mast (fruit of a tree).
    a mastless oak or beech
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)