forehook definition

  • noun:
    • an item of wood placed across the stern, to unite the bows and bolster the fore part associated with ship; a breast hook.
    • A piece of wood put over the stem, to unite the bows and strengthen the fore part associated with the ship; a breast hook.
    • Nautical, a bit of wood placed throughout the stem to unite the bows and fortify the fore part of this ship; a breast-hook. See cut-under stem.
    • a bit of wood put across the stern, to unite the bows and strengthen the fore-part associated with the ship; a breast hook.
    • A piece of wood placed across the stem, to unite the bows and strengthen the fore part for the ship; a breast hook.
    • Nautical, some timber put throughout the stem to unite the bows and bolster the fore-part for the ship; a breast-hook. See cut under stem.
    • a bit of timber put across the stern, to unite the bows and bolster the fore-part for the ship; a breast hook.
    • a bit of timber put throughout the stem, to unite the bows and bolster the fore-part of this ship; a breast hook.
    • Nautical, some wood placed throughout the stem to unite the bows and strengthen the fore part associated with the ship; a breast-hook. See cut under stem.

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