Definition of Mizenmast

1. Noun. Third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy.

Exact synonyms: Mizen, Mizzen, Mizzenmast
Generic synonyms: Mast



Definition of Mizenmast

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mizzenmast) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mizenmast

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mizenmast

mixt
mixtape
mixtapes
mixtion
mixtions
mixtly
mixture
mixture of acetonitrile and trifluoroacetic acid
mixtures
mixup
mixups
mixy
mixy-matchy
miz
mizen
mizenmast (current term)
mizenmasts
mizens
mizithra
mizithras
mizmaze
mizmazes
mizolastine
mizrah
mizrahs
mizuage
mizuame
mizuhiki-maku
mizuna
mizunas

Literary usage of Mizenmast

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1. The Merchant's and Mechanic's Assistant: Being a Collection of Rules and by Isaac Ridler Butts (1856)
"mizenmast Head or Cap, to be level, one-third the mainmast cap or head, ... The distance between the centre of the mainmast to the centre of the mizenmast. ..."

2. Rudimentary Treatise on Masting, Mast-making, and Rigging of Ships: Also by Robert Kipping (1854)
"The distance between the centre of the mizenmast to the out- iide of the ... The step of the mizenmast ditto ditto. The number of inches the foremast rakes ..."

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