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topgallant

Noun

1 a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast [syn: topgallant sail]
2 a mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged vessel [syn: topgallant mast]

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English

Adjective

  1. Situated above the topmast and below the royal mast.
  2. Of the most superior quality; the best of its kind.

Noun

  1. A topgallant mast or sail.
  2. Anything elevated or splendid.

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