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flying jib boom

noun, Nautical
an extension on a jib boom, to which a flying jib is fastened.
Origin of flying jib boom
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The foretop-mast, in going by the board, carried away the flying-jib-boom and flying-jibs.

    Manuel Pereira F. C. Adams

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