jigger mast

jiggermast

[jig-er-mast, -mahst; Nautical jig-er-muhst]
noun Nautical.
1.
a small mast set well aft in a boat or ship; mizzenmast.
2.
the fourth mast from forward in a ship having five or more masts.
Also, jigger mast.
Also called jigger.


Origin:
1825–35; jigger1 + mast1

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jiggermast (ˈdʒɪɡəˌmɑːst)
 
n
nautical Sometimes shortened to: jigger any small mast on a sailing vessel, esp the mizzenmast of a yawl

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