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spoon bow

[bou] /baʊ/
noun, Nautical.
an overhanging bow having a convex, curved stem.
Origin of spoon bow
First recorded in 1900-05
Related forms
spoon-bowed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The 'Natica' has a spoon bow, and is one of Mr. Watson's prettiest models as far as the modern racer can be termed pretty.

    Yachting Vol. 1 Various.

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