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(2) fore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast
(1) mizzen yard(2) On the side farthest from him was the French vessel, ├ö├ç├┐Redoubtable├ö├ç├û, its mizzen top garnished with sharpshooters about 15 metres from the Admiral.(3) Sure, you need to be able to tell the contemporary equivalent of a fore topgallant from a mizzen topsail, but that's what all those seminars and lectures are for.(4) The Ocean Gypsy didn't have a mizzen - she was one-masted!(5) Bellerophon's main topmast had been shot away and her mizzen topmast was in a precarious state.(6) Also, the fore-and-aft sail on the mizzenmast , originally a triangular lateen sail, was changed to accommodate the more modern rig.(7) The crew had formed a circle on the deck around the mizzenmast and the captain, whose back was turned to her.(8) A gust of wind hit them as the mizzensail was unfurled, followed by the mainsail and the foresail.(9) Heading aft towards the stern, we found the mizzenmast collapsed, which was why it had not shown up on the sonar.(10) His square-rigged ship with the cross and bones flying from the mizzenmast was a feared sight in the eyes of captains of merchant barques.
Different Formsmizzen, mizzens
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