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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
prowprow /praʊ/ noun [countable]  especially literaryTTW the front part of a ship or boat
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prowHer prow, a cast-iron projection weighing 1,500 pounds, was intended for use as a ram.Whatever had been on its prow was now gone, sheared off when the sleek vessel had been driven among the trees.The car's long prow dips into the first tunnel.There were other variations too: some ships had low prows and high sterns, whilst others were high at both ends.He gripped the prow where it separated in a narrow V and took a deep breath.The spears were collected and stacked upright in the prow, inside a metal ring attached to the swan's head.Then the prow guns of the Adorno spoke in unison with those of her poop.
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