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Definition of the verb dismast

What does dismast mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: dismasted | dismasting | dismasts

  1. [transitive] To break off the mast (of a ship), especially by gunfire.

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Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

Dismast, dis-mast', z.f., to de/rive of a mast or masts: —for £. dismasting ; fa.p. dismast'ed. [L. dis, privative, and Mast.] Dismay, diz-mâ', v. f. lit. to de/rive of £ower; to deprive of strength and firmness through fear; ...

Google previewA school dictionary; or, E.'s English dictionary abridged ... by ... D. Blair (1809)

by John ENTICK, Rev. David BLAIR (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.])

to strip Dismast (dis-mast'), v. a. to deprive of masts Dismay (dis-may'), v, a to frighten, discourage P' ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

The first is recommended ; disbud, discredit, discrown, disfigure, dismast, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

lor, -Z dismast BR dis'md:st, -s, -in, -Id AM dis'mast, -s, - in, -od dismay BR dis'mei, -z, -In, -d AM do'Smel, -Z, -In, -d dismember BR ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

sassy Malagasy, Tallahassee Haile Salassie ast1 \ast\ see ust1 ast2 \ast\ bast, blast, cast, caste, clast, fast, gast, ghast, hast, last, mast, past, vast aghast, avast, bedfast, Belfast, bombast, broadcast, bypast, contrast, dicast, dismast, downcast, ...

Google previewThe Handy Pocket Dictionary of the English Language (1892)

by Thomas Joseph Carey

DISDAIN DISMAST Disdain', v.a. (ed, ing), to regard with contempt ; — n. contempt, scorn, arrogance; indignation. Disdam'ful, a. banghty , scornful- Disease', n. distemper; malady, iliness, sickness. Disembark', v.a. (ed, ing), to £ut on shore; ...

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Dismast Meaning

Video shows what dismast means. to break off the mast , especially by gunfire.. Dismast Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of D2I1S1M3A1S1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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