Definitions for topgallantˌtɒpˈgæl ənt; Naut. təˈgæl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

top•gal•lantˌtɒpˈgæl ənt; Naut. təˈgæl-(n.)

  1. Category: Navy

  2. Category: Navy

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to a topgallant mast or sail.

    Category: Navy

Origin of topgallant:

1505–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. topgallant, topgallant sail(noun)

    a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast

  2. topgallant, topgallant mast(noun)

    a mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged vessel

Wiktionary

  1. topgallant(Noun)

    The sail suspended from the topmost section of a mast; topgallant sail.

  2. topgallant(Noun)

    The topmost section of a mast; topgallant mast.

  3. topgallant(Noun)

    Anything elevated or splendid.

  4. topgallant(Adjective)

    Situated above the topmast and below the royal mast.

  5. topgallant(Adjective)

    Of the most superior quality; the best of its kind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Topgallant(adj)

    situated above the topmast and below the royal mast; designatb, or pertaining to, the third spars in order from the deck; as, the topgallant mast, yards, braces, and the like. See Illustration of Ship

  2. Topgallant(adj)

    fig.: Highest; elevated; splendid

  3. Topgallant(noun)

    a topgallant mast or sail

  4. Topgallant(noun)

    fig.: Anything elevated or splendid

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