jib boom

noun Nautical.
a spar forming a continuation of a bowsprit.
Also, jibboom.


Origin:
1740–50

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jib boom
 
n
nautical a spar forming an extension of the bowsprit

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The last two mines were placed in the forecastle beneath the jib boom.
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