jibboom

noun
jib·​boom | \ ˈji(b)-ˈbüm How to pronounce jibboom (audio) \

Definition of jibboom

: a spar that forms an extension of the bowsprit

First Known Use of jibboom

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jibboom

jib entry 2 + boom

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The first known use of jibboom was circa 1724

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“Jibboom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jibboom. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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