Translation of mainmast in Spanish:


palo mayor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmeɪnmæst/ /ˈmeɪnmɑːst/


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    palo mayor masculine
    • He saw how close to the mainmast the commodore was and grinned suddenly.
    • The mainmast groaned slightly under the strain of the wind-filled sails.
    • Dolphin pulled past them and assaulted the outside schooner, her guns taking out the mainmast.
    • ‘Look,’ Rueben said, and turned, pointing up to the top of the mainmast, at the crow's next.
    • Its gun-ports were visible even at this distance, and a flag, unidentifiable, waved defiantly atop the mainmast.