or jig·ger mast
- a small mast set well aft in a boat or ship; mizzenmast.
- the fourth mast from forward in a ship having five or more masts.
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Behind the jiggermast I lighted the fuse of one of my extemporized bombs.
The Elsinore drifts idly on an idle sea, and we stand regular watches in the shelter of chart-house and jiggermast.
Margaret was in high spirits, and her laughter vied with the clang of the jiggermast.
- nautical any small mast on a sailing vessel, esp the mizzenmast of a yawlSometimes shortened to: jigger