|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The fruit of the oak and beech, or other forest trees; nuts; acorns.
2. (n.) 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.
3. (n.) The vertical post of a derrick or crane.
4. (v. t.) To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See SHIPS AND BOATS, II, 2, (3); 3.
Mast (4 Occurrences)
Acts 27:17 which having taken up, they were using helps, undergirding the ship, and fearing lest they may fall on the quicksand, having let down the mast -- so were borne on. (YLT)
Proverbs 23:34 Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Isaiah 33:23 Your rigging is untied. They couldn't strengthen the foot of their mast. They couldn't spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil was divided. The lame took the prey. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 27:5 They have made all your planks of fir trees from Senir; they have taken a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)