dismast

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Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ mast

Verb[edit]

dismast (third-person singular simple present dismasts, present participle dismasting, simple past and past participle dismasted)

  1. (transitive, nautical) to break off the mast (of a ship), especially by gunfire.

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