HyperDic: mizen

English > 2 senses of the word mizen:
NOUNartifactmizen, mizzenmast, mizenmast, mizzenthird mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts
artifactmizen, mizzenfore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast
mizen > pronunciation
Soundsmay'zahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > mizen: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThird mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy.
Synonymsmizzenmast, mizenmast, mizzen
BroadermastA vertical spar for supporting sails
Spanishmesana, mizenmast, palo de mesana
Catalanmizenmast
English > mizen: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningfore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast.
Synonymmizzen
Broaderfore-and-aft sailAny sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
Spanishmesana

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