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Nautical any triangular sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel
the projecting arm of a crane or the boom of a derrick, esp one that is pivoted to enable it to be raised or lowered
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
A triangular sail bent to a foremast stay.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.