flying jib

noun

: a sail outside the jib on an extension of the jibboom see sail illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1711, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flying jib was in 1711

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“Flying jib.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flying%20jib. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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