American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A light sail that extends beyond the jib and is attached to an extension of the jib boom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Naut.) a sail extended outside of the standing jib, on the flying-jib boom.
- n. the outermost of two or more jibs
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