An any ship's mast, boom, yard, or gaff.


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BUMPKIN

The spar projecting from stern of ship

SAILING_BOOM

A spar attached to the foot of a fore-and-aft sail.

COCKBILL

Used of spars, to stow by swinging askew.[2]

CHAFING GEAR

A material applied to a line or spar to prevent or reduce chafing.

HEADSTICK

The spar laced to the head of the topsail.

PUDDENING

Fibres of old rope packed between spars, or used as a fender.

TOPMAST POLE

The part of the spar between the hounds and the truck.

SPAR TORPEDO

A weapon consisting of a bomb placed at the end of a long spar and attached to a boat.

CHEEKS

1. wooden blocks at the side of a spar. 2. the sides of a block or gun-carriage.

SPREADER

A spar on a sailboat used to deflect the shrouds to allow them to better support the mast.

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