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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 top·gal·lant /(ˌ)tɑpˈgælənt, təˈgæ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Top·gal·lant a.
 1. Naut. Situated above the topmast and below the royal mast; designatb, or pertaining to, the third spars in order from the deck; as, the topgallant mast, yards, braces, and the like. See Illustration of Ship.
 2. Fig.: Highest; elevated; splendid. “The consciences of topgallant sparks.”
 Topgallant breeze, a breeze in which the topgallant sails may properly be carried.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Top·gal·lant, n.
 1. Naut. A topgallant mast or sail.
 2. Fig.: Anything elevated or splendid.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast [syn: topgallant
      2: a mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged
         vessel [syn: topgallant mast]