[miz-uh n] /ˈmɪz ən/ Nautical
a fore-and-aft sail set on a mizzenmast.
Compare , (def 1a).
of or relating to a mizzenmast.
noting a sail, yard, boom, etc., or any rigging belonging to a mizzen lower mast or to some upper mast of a mizzenmast.
noting any stay running aft and upward to the head of a mizzen lower mast or some specified upper mast of a mizzenmast:
mizzen topmast stay.
a sail set on a mizzenmast
short for mizzenmast
of or relating to any kind of gear used with a mizzenmast: a mizzen staysail
early 15c., from Middle French misaine “foresail, foremast,” altered (by influence of Italian mezzana “mizzen”) from Old French migenne, from Catalan mitjana, from Latin medianus “of the middle” (see median). Klein suggests the French word is from Arabic, via Italian.
/ˌmiːtsəˈɡuːtʃɪ/ noun 1. Kenji (ˈkɛndʒɪ). 1898–1956, Japanese film director. His films include A Paper Doll’s Whisper of Spring (1925), Woman of Osaka (1940), and Ugetsu Monogatari (1952)
/mɪˈzɔːrəm/ noun 1. a state (since 1986) in NE India, created in 1972 from the former Mizo Hills District of Assam. Capital: Aijal. Pop: 891 058 (2001). Area: about 21 081 sq km (8140 sq miles)
or Miz’peh, watch-tower; the look-out. (1.) A place in Gilead, so named by Laban, who overtook Jacob at this spot (Gen. 31:49) on his return to Palestine from Padan-aram. Here Jacob and Laban set up their memorial cairn of stones. It is the same as Ramath-mizpeh (Josh. 13:26). (2.) A town in Gilead, where Jephthah […]
number, one of the Jews who accompanied Zerubbabel from Babylon (Ezra 2:2); called also Mispereth (Neh. 7:7).