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Definition of Topgallant

Topgallant

  1. 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. Fig.: Highest; elevated; splendid.
  3. A topgallant mast or sail.
  4. Fig.: Anything elevated or splendid.
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