jiggermast

or jig·ger mast

[jig-er-mast, -mahst; Nautical jig-er-muh st]

Origin of jiggermast

First recorded in 1825–35; jigger1 + mast1
Also called jigger.
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jiggermast

noun
  1. nautical any small mast on a sailing vessel, esp the mizzenmast of a yawlSometimes shortened to: jigger
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