crossjack

noun
cross·​jack | \ ˈkräjik, ˈkrȯsˌjak \

Definition of crossjack

: a now rarely used square sail set on the lower yard of the mizzenmast

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History and Etymology for crossjack

cross entry 3 + jack (flag)

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“Crossjack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crossjack. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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