For a custom word search, make your selections below. For an alphabetical listing select Alphabetical Search. Search is NOT case-sensitive.
1. definition or term - term ONLY i.e. oar
will find the definition for oar.
|Advanced Keyword Search|
|Search result for definition: breast hook|
|Breast Hook: 'Bow shaped' timbers used to strengthen the bows of a ship, positioned horizontally at different heights across the stem. On larger vessels, a breast hook would be located below each deck and the deck planking would be supported by and rabbeted onto this timber.|