Usage examples for mizen

  1. All they could see was an occasional glimpse of the mizen of the ship, with a dark patch of clustering humanity. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. They procured a small tow- line, which being held by one end on the beach, they made fast to the mizen chains of the ship. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  3. In the afternoon, the weather became gloomy, and the gusts of wind, that blew off the land, were so violent, as to make it necessary to take in all the sails, and bring- to, under the mizen stay- sail. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  4. Then her tall main- mast fell forward, apparently snapped off close to the deck, carrying with it the fore- mast; while the mizen, that had been sloping slightly backward, now leaned over toward the shore. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  5. We got under the lee of the ship, and found her fast a- ground, her main- mast and mizen- mast blown away, and a tremendous sea breaking over her. – Christmas Stories by Edward Berens