And in loud cheers her mizen peak soon lost the flag of Spain.
"Square the after-yards," refers to the yards on the main and mizen masts.
They procured a small tow-line, which being held by one end on the beach, they made fast to the mizen chains of the ship.
She was leaning against the mizen shrouds, between the coils of rope.
He made no hail at all, but stood leanin' by the mizen and smokin', watchin' what we did.
At midnight, orders were given to furl the fore and mizen topsails.
A stout clinch-worked vessel, with a large fore-sail, sprit-sail, and mizen.
The mast was stepped, and a double-reefed foresail and mizen were set.
The fore-and-main trysails; fore-and-aft sails set with gaffs, introduced instead of main-topmast and mizen staysails.
Tromp, as commander of the rear, had the Wimpel at the mizen.
early 15c., from Middle French misaine "foresail, foremast," altered (by influence of Italian mezzana "mizzen") from Old French migenne, from Catalan mitjana, from Latin medianus "of the middle" (see median). Klein suggests the French word is from Arabic, via Italian.