flying jib boom


noun Nautical.

an extension on a jib boom, to which a flying jib is fastened.

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Origin of flying jib boom

First recorded in 1825–35
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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