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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jib Topsail (A).
 
A light sail flying from the extreme forward end of the flying-jib boom, and set about half-way between the mast and the boom.   1
 


 Jib-stay (A).Jiffy. 

 
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