jack yard

noun

Definition of jack yard

: a spar to extend a fore-and-aft topsail beyond the gaff

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History and Etymology for jack yard

jack entry 1 (something smaller)

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“Jack yard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack%20yard. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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