Jib [Noun.]

  • A triangular staysail set forward of the foremast.
  • The projecting arm of a crane.

“I have seen that girl on the deck, and I like the cut of her jib. I like the way she walks. Her independence suits me.” – Robert Barr, A Woman Intervenes (1896)

6 thoughts on “Jib [Noun.]

  1. Such as the two smaller triangular sails on my painting, “Ghost Ship” —

  2. Oh yes, and I love the water, but sadly, the above is the only ship I own, and it’s really not all that sea-worthy.

  3. I have a large lake to the south of me and another to the North East.

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