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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A channel at the end of a deck to restrain the water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a V-shaped barrier or breakwater, from 1 to 2 feet or more high, erected on sea-going vessels forward of the foremast, to shed water coming over the bows.

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