Thesaurus / mizzen

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We laid him in the bottom of the boat and covered him with the mizzen sail.

Carette of SarkJohn Oxenham

How frequently you see a yawl on the wind with her mizzen all a-shiver.

The studding sails were hauled in, and the main royal and fore and mizzen top-gallant sails furled.

Jack in the ForecastleJohn Sherburne Sleeper

All night the Agra showed three lights at her mizzen peak for him, and kept a sharp lookout.

The fore and main tops are sent up from abaft, and the mizzen from forward.

The Seaman's FriendRichard Henry Dana

This has also what looks like a mizzen, but it is fixed on to the rudder and is known as a "jigger."

Her fore and mainmasts were square rigged while her mizzen mast was rigged fore and aft like my little Wavecrest.

Swept Out to SeaW. Bertram Foster

We stowed the main sky-sail, and fore, main and mizzen royals, also tried the pumps.

Torrey's NarrativeWilliam Torrey

Boyd, jump up and loose the main; and you, Nichols, up you go and loose the mizzen.

The Pirate IslandHarry Collingwood

The foremast is sprung, the main-topgallant mast is gone, and the mizzen has been snapped off close by the deck.

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