Definition of Mizzen course

1. Noun. The lowermost sail on a mizzenmast.

Exact synonyms: Crossjack
Generic synonyms: Canvas, Canvass, Sail, Sheet



Definition of Mizzen course

1. Noun. (nautical) On a mizzenmast, the lowest sail ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mizzen Course

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mizithra
mizithras
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mizmazes
mizolastine
mizrah
mizrahs
mizuage
mizuame
mizuhiki-maku
mizuna
mizunas
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mizzen
mizzen course (current term)
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mizzliest
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mizzy

Literary usage of Mizzen course

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... easier to reduce or shorten sail ; they also nave a mizzen course (cross-jack) and carry several light stay-sails so as to catch every breath of wind. ..."

2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"... main-royal studding-sail; 18, main-topgallant studding-sail ; 19, main- topmast studding-sail; 20, mizzen-course (cross-jack); 21, mizzen-top-sail ; 22, ..."

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