mizen

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mizen (plural mizens)

  1. Alternative spelling of mizzen
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
      But presently, catching hold of the mizen shrouds, he swings himself to the deck, and in an even, unexhilarated voice, saying, "Dinner, Mr. Starbuck," disappears into the cabin.