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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The bow of a ship or boat.

Usage examples (33)
  • It was spectacular to see Dall porpoises frolicking at the prow of the boat.
  • (By the prow was the fatal lady ordained to be the guide.)
  • She was fashioned of oak, all bolted together with iron, and at her prow was a gilded dragon most wonderfully carved.
  • In the deepening twilight, the vessel's strakes gleamed like the feathers of a swan and her prow was a proud and graceful curve. for more
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