Origin of sponson
Examples from the Web for sponson
There he lay, along one side of the tank between the engine and the sponson.
The cutter jingled her full-speed bell while the tackle was still lifting the sponson boat.
McKnutt signalled to him, and he opened fire from his sponson.
He leaned on the rail and watched the departure of the officer of the faded blue cap with his crew of the sponson boat.
His tun of a torso bulged roundly out in front of me like the sponson of a battleship.Yellowstone Nights|Herbert Quick