from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A spar forming a continuation of the bowsprit.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Nautical, a spar run out from the extremity of the bowsprit and serving as a continuation of it. Beyond this is sometimes extended the flying-jib boom.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun nautical A
sparattached to the outboardend of a bowspritor flying jib boomwith an additional stayto increase sail area.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a spar that extends the bowsprit
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