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A canvas sheet could make you hesitate! (3)

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jib

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This clue could be a double definition.

'a canvas' is the first definition.
(jib is a kind of canvas)

'hesitate' is the second definition.
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'sheet could make you' is the link.
I am not very happy about this link. Some or all of it may belong to one of the definitions.

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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for jib that I've seen before include "Foresail", "Crane's arm", "Baulk" and "Projecting arm of crane".)

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