fore-top|gal|lant «FR top GAL uhnt, FOHR-; Nautical FR tuh GAL uhnt, FOHR-», adjective.
of or belonging to the mast, sails, or yards next above the fore-topmast on the forward mast of a square-rigged ship. The fore-topgallant mast is the third section of mast from the deck of the ship.

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  • Fore-topgallant — Fore top*gal lant (? or ?), a. (Naut.) Designating the mast, sail, yard, etc., above the topmast; as, the fore topgallant sail. See {Sail}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fore-topgallant — fore top•gal•lant [[t]ˌfɔr tɒpˈgæl ənt, ˌfoʊr [/t]] naut. [[t] təˈgæl [/t]] adj. naut. navig. being a sail, yard, or rigging belonging to a fore topgallant mast • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • foretopgallant — fore·top·gal·lant (fôrʹtŏp găl ənt, təp , fōrʹ ) adj. Nautical Of, relating to, or being the mast directly above the foremast. * * * …   Universalium

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