Definition of Mizzenmasts

1. Noun. (plural of mizzenmast) ¹



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Definition of Mizzenmasts

1. mizzenmast [n] - See also: mizzenmast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mizzenmasts

mizithras
mizmaze
mizmazes
mizolastine
mizrah
mizrahs
mizuage
mizuame
mizuhiki-maku
mizuna
mizunas
mizz
mizzen
mizzen course
mizzenmast
mizzenmasts
mizzens
mizzes
mizzies
mizzle
mizzled
mizzles
mizzlier
mizzliest
mizzling
mizzlings
mizzly
mizzy
mkhedruli
mks

Literary usage of Mizzenmasts

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"... because the heads of her lower main and mizzenmasts would have been higher than the limit fixed by the canal company's regulations for passing under the ..."

2. Trade and Navigation Between Spain and the Indies in the Time of the Hapsburgs by Clarence Henry Haring (1918)
"... and the Castilian, which often combined a square-rigged foremast with lateen-rigged main and mizzenmasts. Later, however, almost any vessel of about 100 ..."

3. Great Epochs in American History: Described by Famous Writers from Columbus by Francis Whiting Halsey (1912)
"Neither ship had lost a spar, but all the lower masts, especially the two mizzenmasts, were badly wounded. The Americans at that period were fond of using ..."

4. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"foremast square-rigged and the main- and mizzenmasts rigged fore-and-aft. A brig is a vessel with two masts both square- rigged. A brigantine differs from ..."

5. The United Service (1905)
"... the collision of the Trenton had resulted in so demolishing the port chains and stays of the main and mizzenmasts of the Vandalia that in less than ..."

6. Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from 1855 to 1895, with Some by Herbert Wrigley Wilson (1898)
"... six or seven knots, the Konig Wilhelm crashed into the Grosser Kurfurst, which was steaming at nine or ten knots, between the main and mizzenmasts. ..."

7. Twenty-six Historic Ships by Frederic Stanhope Hill (1905)
"The wind was ┬╗now very light, and the Phoebe, whose main- and mizzenmasts and main-yard were rather seriously wounded, and who had suffered a great loss of ..."

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