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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light sail that extends beyond the jib and is attached to an extension of the jib boom.

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  • n. The foremost of the jibs of a square-rigged sailing vessel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a sail extended outside of the standing jib, on the flying-jib boom.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the outermost of two or more jibs

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