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n. - Fore-and-aft sail set on a certain mast; Third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts.

Usage examples (32)
  • In strong winds, the mizzen mast has a tendency to twist.
  • Adjective : mizzen topmast stay
  • Puff follows puff, and I am glad the mizzen is furled.
  • The top of the mizzen was the first to disappear, then followed the main-top; and soon, of what had been a noble vessel, not a vestige was to be seen. for more
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