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JACK to JIGGER
JACK
JACOBS STAFF
JAMMING
JEARS, or GEERS
JETTY-HEAD
JEWEL-BLOCKS
JIB
JIB-BOOM
JIBING
JIGGER

JIGGER TACKLE to JURY-MAST


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JETTY-HEAD

JETTY-HEAD, a name usually given, in the royal dock-yards, to that part of a wharf which projects beyond the rest; but more particularly the front of a wharf, whose side forms one of the cheeks of a dry or wet dock.


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