Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the thick pieces of timber shaped in the form of knees and placed directly across the stem of a ship, to strengthen the fore part and unite the bows on each side. See cut under stem.
- n. nautical A horizontal timber fitted in the bows of a ship to add strength and to connect the sides to the stem
GNU Webster's 1913
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