mizen mizen  /ˈmaɪ zən/


  1. (n) third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy
  2. (n) fore-and-aft sail set on the mizzenmast



  • Mary Maxine Mizen

    Mary Maxine Mizen, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday evening, June 1, 2013, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital. She was born Nov. 20, 1930, in Greenfield, Ind., to Richard and Mary (Olvey) Richey. She married Eugene Mizen Sr. Dec.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Advertiser-Tribune


  1. Mr Sheehan, who claimed almost €10,600 over the two months, said he was the TD living furthest from Leinster House, "seven miles from the Mizen Head in West Cork".
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: PJ Sheehan Source: Irish Times

  2. Teresa Sloan, of Marie Curie said she was "overwhelmed and excited by the success of the Malin to Mizen Head Challenge".
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Marie Curie Source: Belfast Telegraph

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