Definition of Mizzens

1. Noun. (plural of mizzen) ¹



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Definition of Mizzens

1. mizzen [n] - See also: mizzen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mizzens

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

Literary usage of Mizzens

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1. Memoir of Roger Williams: The Founder of the State of Rhode-Island by James Davis Knowles (1834)
"But the storm increaseth, and trying with our mainsails and mizzens will not do. We must, therefore, humbly beg patience from the Father of Lights and God ..."

2. A Visit to the United States and Canada in 1833: With the View of Settling by Richard Weston (1836)
"... and mizzens set, and close-reefed. Both'of us were close-hauled, and the spray was breaking incessantly over both. The brig had as much canvas as she ..."

3. The Lee Papers ... 1754-[1811 by Charles Lee (1873)
"... another lost its bowsprit, the Commodore and a forty gun- ship had their mizzens shot away, and are otherwise much damaged—in short, they may be said in ..."

4. Report on the Manuscripts of F. W. Leyborne-Popham, Esq., Littlecote, Co. Wilts by Francis William Leyborne-Popham, Edward Popham, William Clarke, George Clarke, John Collins (1899)
"... he brought us in a new carvel with three mizzens and four murderers that he gave chase in the morning, all her men quitted her and got away in a boat, ..."

5. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1897)
"... ships with lateen fores'ls and others with lateen mizzens, and no end of other rigs such as no man ever see nor no sailor-man 'ud have noth- in' to do ..."

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