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chained_bear commented on the word fire boom
"... a strong pole, occasionally thrust out from a ship's side, &c. to prevent the approach of fireships, fire-stages, or vessels accidentally on fire."
—Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 51
October 12, 2008
reesetee commented on the word fire boom
Sounds like quite a handy tool.
October 14, 2008
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