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Noun: mizzen  mi-zun
  1. Third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy
    - mizzenmast, mizenmast, mizen
  2. Fore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast
    - mizen

Derived forms: mizzens

Type of: fore-and-aft sail, mast

Encyclopedia: Mizzen