An attachment of stay to masts.


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HIGH-LIFT TRUCK

A forklift truck with a fixed or telescoping mast to permit high elevation of a load.

BOOM

A mast or yard, lying on board in reserve.

CHAIN-SHOT

Cannon balls linked with chain used to damage rigging and masts.

MIZZENMAST

The third mast, or mast aft of the mainmast, on a ship.

RIGGING

The system of masts and lines on ships and other sailing vessels.

SHROUD

A rope or cable serving to hold a mast up from side to side.

MUZZLE

An iron ban around the mast to hold the heel of the sprit.

MAINMAST

The tallest mast on a ship.

MAST CASE

A yatchsmans tabernacle. The iron fitting in which the heel of the mast is mounted.

ROYAL

1. in large sailing ships, a mast right above the topgallant mast. 2. the sail of such a mast.

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