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flying jib

noun, Nautical
1.
the outer or outermost of two or more jibs, set well above the jib boom.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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British Dictionary definitions for flying jib

flying jib

noun
1.
the jib set furthest forward or outboard on a vessel with two or more jibs
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