from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with a mast or masts; having or exhibiting masts: chiefly used in composition: as, a three-masted vessel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Furnished with a mast or masts; -- chiefly in composition.

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  • adjective Having masts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or furnished with a mast; often used in combination


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  • We passed a ship, two schooners, and a four-masted barkentine under the smallest of canvas, and at eleven o'clock, running up the spanker and jib, we hove her to, and in another hour we were beating back again against the aftersea under full sail to regain the sealing ground away to the westward.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

  • And when the news went around that these were part of the survivors of the three-masted schooner, Mary Turner, smashed into kindling wood and sunk by a whale, the elderly females no more believed than had they the yarn of the sunken island.


  • The other vessels were two-masted schooners, but she was a three-master and the largest in the fleet.

    Chris Farrington, Able Seaman

  • That is one of the virtues of a ship steel-masted and steel-stayed.


  • "Never were there more dainty and lovable topmasts on a three-masted schooner, and never was there a three - masted schooner that worked like the witch she was to windward."


  • You won't find anybody from Goldman Sachs inspecting the wheelhouse of a four-masted clipper ship bound for Madagascar.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Automated Greed Factories: How Soulless Banking Is Crushing the Economy

  • No sad-eyed elephants, no three-masted clipper ships and, sadly, no dead presidents either.

    CLOUD DANCING • by J. Thomas Arant

  • Ships teetered on the waters below, dragon-masted longships, bulky cogs, leaky skiffs, junks from the south and holks from the north, all formed around the cliffs in an immense semicircle.

    A CHILD IS BORN • by Kristen Lee Knapp

  • He wanted to command one of the tall-masted clipper ships, and once he achieved his objective, 10 years later, he didn't just chart the ship's course and direct its crew.

    The Seafarer

  • Ocean steamships passed up and down the estuary, and lofty-masted ships, towed by red-stacked tugs.



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