Definition of Mizens

1. Noun. (plural of mizen) ¹



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Definition of Mizens

1. mizen [n] - See also: mizen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mizens

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

Literary usage of Mizens

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1. The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets: Never Before in Any Language Truly by Homer, George Chapman, William Cooke Taylor (1843)
"Apollo with a fore-right wind their swelling bark inspir'd : The top-mast hoisted, milk-white sails on his round breast they put; The mizens ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"Those for the .heads of main and fore courses to he four to six inches wide ; for sprit courses and mizens, drivers, and other boom sails, ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"... and Beau mizens of subsequent comedy. The plays of Baker, all of them comedies, consist of : 1. ' Humour of the Age,' 4to, 1701, played the same year at ..."

4. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1859)
"... with the admission of an inferior c .1* ot mizens to the franchise, the comparison •kick Gem (De Leg. iii. 7, De Rep. ii. ..."

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