mast englannista suomeksi
maahan pudonneet pähkinät
A tall, slim post or tower, usually tapering upward, used to support, for example, sails on a ship, flags, floodlights, meteorological instruments, or communications equipment, such as an aerial, usually supported by guy-wires. (defdate)
A non-judicial punishment ("NJP"); a disciplinary hearing under which a commanding officer studies and disposes of cases involving those under his command. (defdate)
To supply and fit a mast to (a ship). (defdate)
c. 1609, (w), ''Homer, Prince of Poets'' translation of ''(w)'':
- She shut them straight in sties, and gave them meat: / Oak-mast, and beech, and cornel fruit, they eat,
1715, (w), "A Sermon upon Prov. i.32", ''Twelve sermons preached at several times, and upon several occasions'', page 73:
- they feed and grovel like Swine under an Oak, filling themselves with the Mast, but never so much as looking up
1955, (w), ''The Cone-Gatherers'', Canongate 2012, page 162:
- He (..) would begin to pick up the seed-cases or mast, squeeze each one with his fingers to see if it were fertile, and drop it if it were not.
To feed on forest seed or fruit.
To produce a very large quantity of fruit or seed in certain years but not others.
A type of heavy cue, with the broad end of which one strikes the ball. (defdate)
*1751, (w), ''The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle'', vol. II, ch. 74:
- Godfrey thus conquered, pretended to lose his temper, curs'd his own ill luck, swore that the table had a cast, and that the balls did not run true, changed his mast, and with great warmth challenged his enemy to double his sum.
(l), tall slim structure
yoghurt (a milk-based product thickened by a bacterium-aided curdling process)