beakhead


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beakhead

[′bēk‚hed]
(naval architecture)
A space forward of the forecastle of a ship where latrines for crew members are located.
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beakhead

An ornament; any of several fantastic, animal-like heads with tapered, down-pointed beaks; frequently used in richly decorated Norman doorways. Also see catshead.
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