Foremast (noun)

The mast closest to the bow of a ship or boat.

Origin:

From middle english foremast, from fore- 'before' + mast.

Examples:

  1. The sailor climbed to the top of the foremast to get a better view of the surrounding seas.
  2. The foremast was the tallest mast on the ship and carried the majority of its sails.
  3. The foremast was badly damaged in the storm, and needed to be repaired before the ship could continue its voyage.
  4. The crew hoisted the flag on the foremast to signal their arrival in the port.
  5. The lookout was stationed at the top of the foremast, where he could see for miles in all directions.
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