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ˈmɪz ənmizzen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mizzenmast, mizenmast, mizzen, mizen(noun)

    third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy

  2. mizzen, mizen(noun)

    fore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast


  1. mizzen(Noun)


  2. mizzen(Noun)

    A fore-and-aft sail set on a mizzenmast.

  3. Origin: From misaine, modified from migenne (through influence from Italian mezzana), from mitjana, feminine of mitjan, ultimately from medianus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mizzen(adj)

    hindmost; nearest the stern; as, the mizzen shrouds, sails, etc

  2. Mizzen(noun)

    the hindmost of the fore and aft sails of a three-masted vessel; also, the spanker

  3. Origin: [It. mezzana, fr. mezzano middle, fr. mezzo middle, half: cf. F. misaine foresail. See Mezzo.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mizzen

    Mizen, miz′n, n. in a three-masted vessel, the hindmost of the fore-and-aft sails: the spanker or driver.—adj. belonging to the mizzen: nearest the stern.—n. Mizz′en-mast, the mast that bears the mizzen. [Fr. misaine—It. mezzana—Low L. medianus—L. medius, the middle.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mizzen in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mizzen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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