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Definition of Boomkin

Boomkin
Boomkin Boom"kin, n. (Naut.) Same as Bumkin.
boomkin
Bumkin Bum"kin, n. [Boom a beam + -kin. See Bumpkin.] (Naut.) A projecting beam or boom; as: (a) One projecting from each bow of a vessel, to haul the fore tack to, called a tack bumpkin. (b) One from each quarter, for the main-brace blocks, and called brace bumpkin. (c) A small outrigger over the stern of a boat, to extend the mizzen. [Written also boomkin.]

Meaning of Boomkin from wikipedia

- A boomkin is a short spar that may project either fore or aft on a sailing vessel, depending on its function. Traditionally, it was a strong, usually...
- the term yokel; a foolish, poorly educated person from a rural region Boomkin, also known as a bumpkin, part of a sailboat One of the horses in J. R...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket...
- and a waterline length of 18.33 ft (5.59 m), but with a bowsprit and aft boomkin, the total length of the boat can exceed 26.00 ft (7.92 m). Stone Horse...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket...
- tension helps control leech twist, a primary component of sail power. Boomkin See bumpkin Booms Masts or yards, lying on board in reserve Bore, as in...
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