Bumkin

• (n.) 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.
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Bumkin

Bum'kin noun [ Boom a beam + - kin . See Bumpkin .] (Nautical) 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 call...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/112
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