HyperDic: mizzen

English > 2 senses of the word mizzen:
NOUNartifactmizzen, mizzenmast, mizenmast, mizenthird mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts
artifactmizzen, mizenfore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast
English > mizzen: 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, mizen
BroadermastA vertical spar for supporting sails
Spanishmesana, mizenmast, palo de mesana
Catalanmizenmast
English > mizzen: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningfore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast.
Synonymmizen
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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