• Definition for "beakhead"
    • A protruding an element of the foremost portion…
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beakhead definition

  • noun:
    • A protruding an element of the foremost portion of a sailing ship.
    • An ornament used in wealthy Norman entrances, resembling a head with a beak.
    • An ornament used in rich Norman doorways, resembling a head with a beak.
    • a little platform in the fore-part of top deck of a vessel, containing water closets for the staff.
    • Same as Beak, 3.
    • An ornament resembling the pinnacle and beak of a bird, or, often, a grotesque man head terminating in a beak, used as an enrichment of moldings in Romanesque design.
    • That section of a ship before the forecastle which is fastened to your stem and sustained by the key knee.
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