mizzenmast

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mizzenmast

, mizenmast Nautical
1. (on a yawl, ketch, or dandy) the after mast
2. (on a vessel with three or more masts) the third mast from the bow

mizzenmast

[′miz·ən‚mast]
(naval architecture)
The third mast or the mast aft of the mainmast in a sailing ship.