Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Topgallant Mast: In a square-rigged vessel, the mast stepped above the topmast. It is the third division of a complete mast.
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Topgallant Sail: The sail set next above the topsail. Normally it is the third sail in ascending order from the deck. Also gallant or garrant sail. Later large 19th century vessels may carry a lower topgallant sail and an upper topgallant sail.
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