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Meaning of HALF-MAST

Pronunciation:  haf mast

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a position some distance below the top of the mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
 

HALF-MAST is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: place, position

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Half"-mast`\, n.
A point some distance below the top of a mast or staff; as, a
flag a half-mast (a token of mourning, etc.).

 

 

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