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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mast \Mast\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Masted; p. pr. & vb. n. Masting.] To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship. [1913 Webster] Mastaba
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Masting \Mast"ing\, n. (Naut.) The act or process of putting a mast or masts into a vessel; also, the scientific principles which determine the position of masts, and the mechanical methods of placing them. [1913 Webster] Masting house (Naut.), a large building, with suitable mechanism overhanging the water, used for stepping and unstepping the masts of vessels. [1913 Webster]