demast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- + mast

Verb[edit]

demast (third-person singular simple present demasts, present participle demasting, simple past and past participle demasted)

  1. To remove the mast from a sailing ship for storage
  2. To break the mast of a sailing ship in an accident
    The powerful storm demasted the ship.

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