from The Century Dictionary.
- Inadequately or insufficiently masted: noting a ship when the masts are either too small or too short, so that she cannot spread the sail necessary to give her the speed of which she might be capable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Naut.) Having masts smaller than the usual dimension; -- said of vessels.
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- adjective nautical Having
mastssmaller than the usual size.
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She was much undermasted and undersailed, yet she went well through the water, considering that she was very foul.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 07 Robert Kerr 1784