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A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.
A continuous slight projection ending in an arris or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water is thrown off.
A magistrate or policeman.
A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.).
Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird, terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
Anything projecting or ending in a point, like a beak, as a promontory of land.
That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much according to the food and habits of the bird, and is largely used in the classification of birds.
The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
A rude sort of quadrant formerly used for taking the sun's altitude at sea.
A weapon made of a strip of wood, or other elastic material, with a cord connecting the two ends, by means of which an arrow is propelled.
An appliance consisting of an elastic rod, with a number of horse hairs stretched from end to end of it, used in playing on a stringed instrument.
An inclination of the head, or a bending of the body, in token of reverence, respect, civility, or submission; an obeisance; as, a bow of deep humility.
An ornamental knot, with projecting loops, formed by doubling a ribbon or string.
Any instrument consisting of an elastic rod, with ends connected by a string, employed for giving reciprocating motion to a drill, or for preparing and arranging the hair, fur, etc., used by hatters.
Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow.
One who rows in the forward part of a boat; the bow oar.
The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow.
Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; -- opposed to back or behind; as, the fore part of a garment; the fore part of the day; the fore and of a wagon.
Before; -- sometimes written 'fore as if a contraction of afore or before.
Formerly; previously; afore.
In or towards the bows of a ship.
In the part that precedes or goes first; -- opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc.
Journey; way; method of proceeding.
The front; hence, that which is in front; the future.