Timberhead
Timberhead Tim"ber*head`, n. (Naut.) The top end of a timber, rising above the gunwale, and serving for belaying ropes, etc.; -- called also {kevel head}. [1913 Webster]

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  • timberhead — noun Date: 1794 1. the top end of a ship s timber used above the gunwale (as for belaying ropes) 2. a bollard bolted to the deck where the end of a timber would come …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • timberhead — /tim beuhr hed /, n. Naut. 1. the top end of a timber, rising above the deck and serving for belaying ropes. 2. a bollard resembling this in position and use. [1785 95; TIMBER + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • timberhead — top end of ship s timber used above the gunwale Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • timberhead — n. beam to which ropes are tied (on a ship) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • timberhead — /ˈtɪmbəhɛd/ (say timbuhhed) noun 1. the top end of a timber, rising above the deck, and serving for belaying ropes, etc. 2. a bollard resembling this in position and use. {timber + head} …   Australian English dictionary

  • timberhead — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the top end of a ship s timber used above the gunwale (as for belaying ropes) 2. : a bollard bolted to the deck where the end of a timber would come * * * /tim beuhr hed /, n. Naut. 1. the top end of a timber, rising… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kevel head — Timberhead Tim ber*head , n. (Naut.) The top end of a timber, rising above the gunwale, and serving for belaying ropes, etc.; called also {kevel head}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Гордон Бок — Дата рождения 31 октября 1939 (70 лет) Место рождения Кэмден, Мэн Инструменты акустическая гитара, вокал Жанры …   Википедия

  • Бок, Гордон — Гордон Бок Дата рождения 31 октября 1939(1939 10 31) (73 года) Место рождения Кэмден, Мэн Инструменты акустическая …   Википедия

  • Gordon Bok — Born October 31, 1939 (1939 10 31) (age 72) Camden, Maine Genres folk Occupations Singer songwriter Ins …   Wikipedia

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