mizenmast
mizenmast mizenmast n. mizzenmast.

Syn: mizzen, mizen. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • mizzenmast — /ˈmɪzənmast/ (say mizuhnmahst), / məst/ (say muhst) noun 1. the aftermost mast of a three masted vessel, or the third on a vessel with more than three masts. 2. the after and shorter of the two masts of a yawl or ketch. Also, mizenmast …   Australian English dictionary

  • mizzen — noun 1. third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy • Syn: ↑mizzenmast, ↑mizenmast, ↑mizen • Hypernyms: ↑mast 2. fore and aft sail set on the mizzenmast • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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