spoon bow

[ bou ]
/ baʊ /

noun Nautical.

an overhanging bow having a convex, curved stem.

Nearby words

  1. spooky,
  2. spool,
  3. spoom,
  4. spoon,
  5. spoon back,
  6. spoon bread,
  7. spoon hook,
  8. spoon nail,
  9. spoon theory,
  10. spoon-fed

Origin of spoon bow

First recorded in 1900–05

Related formsspoon-bowed, adjective

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