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Flagstaff vs. Mast

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Flagstaffnoun

A pole on which a flag is raised.

Mastnoun

A tall, slim post or tower, usually tapering upward, used to support, for example, the sails on a ship, flags, floodlights, or communications equipment such as an aerial, usually supported by guy-wires.

Flagstaffnoun

A staff{4} on which a flag is hoisted.

Mastnoun

(naval) A non-judicial punishment ("NJP") disciplinary hearing under which a commanding officer studies and disposes of cases involving those under his command.

Flagstaffnoun

a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory

Mastnoun

The fruit of forest-trees (beech, oak, chestnut, pecan, etc.), especially if having fallen from the tree, used as fodder for pigs and other animals.

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Flagstaffnoun

a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised

Mastverb

To supply and fit a mast to a ship

Mastverb

(of swine and other animals) To feed on forest seed or fruit.

Mastverb

To vary fruit and seed production in multi-year cycles.

Mastnoun

The fruit of the oak and beech, or other forest trees; nuts; acorns.

‘Oak mast, and beech, . . . they eat.’; ‘Swine under an oak filling themselves with the mast.’;

Mastnoun

A pole, or long, strong, round piece of timber, or spar, set upright in a boat or vessel, to sustain the sails, yards, rigging, etc. A mast may also consist of several pieces of timber united by iron bands, or of a hollow pillar of iron or steel.

‘The tallest pineHewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mastOf some great ammiral.’;

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Mastnoun

The vertical post of a derrick or crane.

Mastnoun

A spar or strut to which tie wires or guys are attached for stiffening purposes.

Mastverb

To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship.

Mastnoun

a vertical spar for supporting sails

Mastnoun

nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground; used especially as food for swine

Mastnoun

nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine

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Mastnoun

any sturdy upright pole

Mastnoun

a tall upright post, spar, or other structure on a ship or boat, in sailing vessels generally carrying a sail or sails.

Mastnoun

a tall upright post on land, especially a flagpole or a television or radio transmitter.

Mastnoun

the fruit of beech, oak, chestnut, and other forest trees, especially as food for pigs.

Mastverb

(with reference to tea) brew or infuse

‘let the tea mast for a couple of minutes’;

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