from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a timber, also called a knighthead, rising just within the stem in a ship, on either side of the bowsprit, to secure its end.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In shipbuilding, a knighthead; one of two timbers or stanchions rising just within the stem, one on each side of the bowsprit, to secure its end.
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