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Bumkin
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.]

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- A boomkin, bumkin, or bumpkin is a short spar that may project either fore or aft on a sailing vessel, depending on its function. Traditionally, it was...
- Bumpkin Island, also known as Round Island, Bomkin Island, Bumkin Island, or Ward's Island, is an island in the Hingham Bay area of the Boston Harbor....
- see Bardolph and Nym, who hold that rank. Costard is a clown and country bumkin from Love's Labour's Lost. Count (title): A number of characters have the...
- foresail and a standing lug mizzen. The foresail tack fastened to an iron bumkin protruding from the stemhead. The mizzen sheeted to an outrigger (called...
- the ship in order to improve their lead. These projections are called bumkins and can be seen in the picture. In many ways, braces are the equivalent...
- ch****e-marée trade, with a large sail area and strikeable bowsprit and bumkin. Apparently, the yawl rig (cotre à tapecul) used by French tunnymen was...
- keel-stepped. The mainsail is raised on a gaff. The staysail may be rigged to a bumkin which extends its foot past the stem head. The jib is hauled out on a long...
- November 3, 1918. p. 13. Retrieved May 30, 2021 – via Newspapers.com . "Bumkin Is Outclassed By Boston". The Boston Post. Boston, M****achusetts. November...
- Post. November 17, 1918. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. "Camp Devens Loses To Bumkin Island". The Boston Post. November 29, 1918. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com...
- the girls what they think Rodeo looks like in this, Lacey says "Country bumkin" and Megan says "Alligator hunter" and the girls again begin to laugh. Melissa...