Definition of Jibboom

1. Noun. A spar that extends the bowsprit.

Generic synonyms: Spar



Definition of Jibboom

1. a ship's spar [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jibboom

jibarito
jibaritos
jibaro
jibb
jibbah
jibbahs
jibbed
jibber
jibber-jabber
jibbered
jibbering
jibberish
jibbers
jibbing
jibbings
jibboom (current term)
jibbooms
jibbs
jibe
jibed
jiber
jibers
jibes
jibing
jibingly
jibs
jicama
jicamas
jicara
jicaras

Literary usage of Jibboom

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1. Rudimentary Treatise on Masting, Mast-making, and Rigging of Ships: Also by Robert Kipping (1854)
"On the jibboom.—Saddle for the jibboom. — On the Flying jibboom. — The jibboom and Flying Jib- boom in one.—Top-masts.—Top-gallant and Royal-masts in one. ..."

2. Maritime Notes and Queries: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage (1883)
"The ship had been eight days in the dock and moored by the Dock Authorities, and her jibboom was rigged in as required in any other Port. ..."

3. The Lower Canada Jurist: Collection de Décisions Du Bas Canada by Strachan Bethune, John Sprott Archibald, William Hey, John Stuart Buchan (1874)
"Her yards were topped up, her jibboom was partly rigged in, but extended from ... Her jibboom remained loose in the cap of the bowsprit and hada chip or ..."

4. The Jefferson Borden Mutiny: Trial of George Miller, John Glew and William by Circuit Court (1st Circuit, George Miller, United States (1876)
"Q. Whereabouts on the jibboom did you see them ? A. I see Smith and the second mate out on the jibboom. Q. How long a time was it after that that you say ..."

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