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boomkin

[boom-kin] /ˈbum kɪn/
noun, Nautical
1.
bumpkin2 .
Origin
See bumpkin2
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boomkin

/ˈbuːmkɪn/
noun
1.
(nautical) a short boom projecting from the deck of a ship, used to secure the main-brace blocks or to extend the lower edge of the foresail
Word Origin
C17: from Dutch boomken, from boom tree; see beam, -kin
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