jib, gib, jib-boom

Laurence Urdang urdang at SBCGLOBAL.NET
Tue Sep 25 14:43:39 UTC 2007

I have checked my extensive citations for the Historical Nautical Dictionary and can report none earlier than Lighter's, for which I am grateful.
  L. Urdang
  Old Lyme

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