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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.
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Her construction gave a long smooth line under the water with the keel and rudder set right under the mizzen mast which allowed her to cope well with the short channel sea.
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The classy Argyll and my favourite, the Mizzen Brasserie, where you can breakfast and lunch in the sunshine as you head to your next destination.
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Its rigging had square sails on the main mast and foremast for sailing downwind, and triangular sails on the mizzen masts.