1. any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl
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How To Use jiggermast In A Sentence

  • I compromised with the inevitable by having Wada make up my bed on the deck in the shelter of the cabin skylight just for'ard of the jiggermast. CHAPTER XLIV
  • Behind the jiggermast I lighted the fuse of one of my extemporized bombs. CHAPTER XLVII
  • I alternate watches with him, although when on duty there is little to be done, save, in the daytime, to stand rifle in hand behind the jiggermast, and, in the night, to lurk along the break of the poop. CHAPTER XLIII
  • Margaret and I ate a deck-breakfast in the shelter of the jiggermast a number of the men sneaked aft and got under the overhang of the poop. CHAPTER XLVII
  • The Elsinore drifts idly on an idle sea, and we stand regular watches in the shelter of chart-house and jiggermast. CHAPTER XLIII
  • It was Margaret who came to where I was stationed by the jiggermast and told me what had occurred; and it was she who took my rifle and relieved me so that I could go aft. CHAPTER XLV
  • Behind the jiggermast I lighted the fuse of one of my extemporized bombs. CHAPTER XLVII
  • Over our head, from the jiggermast, the steel stays that carry the three jigger-trysails descend high above the break of the poop and across the main deck to the mizzenmast. CHAPTER XLIV
  • The jiggermast, a huge cylinder of hollow steel that perforated the apartment through deck above and floor beneath, was hideously vocal with the storm. CHAPTER XXXIII
  • Margaret was in high spirits, and her laughter vied with the clang of the jiggermast. CHAPTER XXXIII
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