Hindmost; nearest the stern; as, the mizzen shrouds, sails, etc.
(or mizen): the name for the third, aftermost, mast of a square-rigged sailing ship or of a three-masted schooner.
The hindmost of the fore and aft sails of a three-masted vessel; also, the spanker.
The shorter aft mast on a yawl or ketch. Any mast that is no longer there.
The aftermost mast which supports all the after sails.
Prefix referring a component of the mizzen-mast... mizzen-chains, mizzen backstay, etc.
third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy
fore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast
The sail of a ketch, yawl, or three masted schooner on the aft mast
The small mast stepped at or near the stern of a barge, and the sail set on the mizzen mast. It can be sprit- or gaff-rigged.
A fore and aft sail flown on the mizzenmast.
the sail set on the aftermast of a yawl or ketch.
The sail set on the second (aftermost, or rear) mast - as on a ketch.
staysail - Sail on a ketch or yawl, usually lightweight, set from, and forward of, the mizzen mast while reaching in light to moderate air.
the shorter mast behind the main mast on a ketch or yawl
a fore-and-aft sail set on a mizzenmast. Square Rigging Fore & Aft Rigging
The lowest sail on the mizzenmast. The third mast on a ship of three or more masts. (See rigging illustration.)