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spoon bow

[ bou ]

noun

, Nautical.
  1. an overhanging bow having a convex, curved stem.


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Other Words From

  • spoon-bowed adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of spoon bow1

First recorded in 1900–05

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Example Sentences

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.

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