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(ˈkrɒsˌdʒæk; ˈkrɔːdʒɪk; ˈkrɒdʒ-)
(Nautical Terms) nautical a square sail on a ship's mizzenmast
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(ˈkrɔsˌdʒæk, ˈkrɒs-; Naut. ˈkrɔ dʒɪk, ˈkrɒdʒ ɪk)

the lowermost square sail on the mizzenmast.
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Noun1.crossjack - the lowermost sail on a mizzenmastcrossjack - the lowermost sail on a mizzenmast  
sail, canvass, canvas, sheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
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