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 for Inner jib
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inner \In"ner\ ([i^]n"n[~e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr.
     inne within, fr. in in. See In.]
     1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner
        chamber.
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     2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.
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              This attracts the soul,
              Governs the inner man, the nobler part. --Milton.
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     3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
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     Inner house (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the
        court of Session at Edinburgh; also, the place of their
        sittings.
  
     Inner jib (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay
        running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.
  
     Inner plate (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to
        the center of the roof, in a double-plated roof.
  
     Inner post (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of
        the main post, to support the transoms.
  
     Inner square (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges
        of a carpenter's square.
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