mizzenmast definition

  • noun:
    • The third mast and/or mast aft of a mainmast on a ship having three or even more masts.
    • The aftmost mast on a ship having three or even more masts
    • The smaller, after mast of a ship having two masts, eg a ketch or yawl
    • the 3rd mast from bow in a vessel having three or even more masts; the once and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy.
    • The mast that supports the mizzen; the aftermost mast of a three-masted vessel.
    • plural The lower-mast, topmast, and topgallantmast of the mast next abaft the mainmast.
    • third mast from bow in a vessel having three or maybe more masts; the once and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy

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