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Bowsprit

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Noun
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bow=sprit

CIDE DICTIONARY

Bowspritn. [Bow + sprit; akin to D. boegspriet; boeg bow of a ship + spriet, E. sprit, also Sw. bogspröt, G. bugspriet.].
     A large boom or spar, which projects over the stem of a ship or other vessel, to carry sail forward.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Bowsprit, n. Naut. a spar running out from a ship's bow to which the forestays are fastened.

Etymology
ME f. Gmc (as BOW(3), SPRIT)

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