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stemhead

/ (ˈstɛmˌhɛd) /
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noun

nautical the head of the stem of a vessel

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Example sentences from the Web for stemhead

  • (b) Yes; though there is evidence to show that some masters would have placed a lookout at the stemhead of the ship.

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