Bentinck boom


Definition of Bentinck boom

: a boom used to stretch the foot of the foresail in some small square-rigged ships

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History and Etymology for Bentinck boom

after J.A.Bentinck, its inventor

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Bentinck boom

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“Bentinck boom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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