Definition of mizzen noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mizzen

     noun
    (also mizen)noun
    NAmE//ˈmɪzn//
     
    (technology)
     
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  1. 1 (also mizzenmast
    NAmE//ˈmɪznˌmæst//
     
    )
    the mast of a ship that is behind the main mast
  2. 2 (also mizzensail
    NAmE//ˈmɪznˌseɪl//
     
    )
    a sail on the mizzen of a ship
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