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Origin of mizzen
Words nearby mizzen
Example sentences from the Web for mizzen
The foremast is sprung, the main-topgallant mast is gone, and the mizzen has been snapped off close by the deck.
Three times they struck on the shoal; on the third occasion the mizzen-mast and sail were blown out of the boat.
Then the fore-topmast and mizzen-topgallantmast of the Raleigh were shot away, leaving her in a crippled state.
Last of all, her mizzen-mast was cut short off by the plunging shot, and fell over the side.
As the Constitution came up with all masts standing and sails set, the British flag was raised to the stump of the mizzen-mast.