noun Etymology: 1jib + boom Date: 1748 a spar that forms an extension of the bowsprit

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  • jibboom — jib boom n. Nautical A spar forming a continuation of the bowsprit. * * * …   Universalium

  • jibboom — spar forming an extension of the bowsprit Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • jibboom — n. spar which is attached to the end of the bowsprit (Nautical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jibboom — jib·boom …   English syllables

  • flying jibboom — noun : an extension of a jibboom see ship illustration …   Useful english dictionary

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