bowespret (1337-39)

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bowespret (1337-39)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  bowsprit n.; MED:  bou-spret(e n.; DMLBS: ]


1ship.bowsprit, a large boom running out from the stem of a vessel
( 1337-39 )  pro quodam sacco depicto ex armis Angleterrae et posito super le bowesprete  ii 25
( 1400-02 )  et in le sterne cum una magna aquila aurea stante in le bowesprete  i 26
( 1409-11 )  [...] un sailyerd, un bowespret, un topchastiell qui fuist pertenant a la nief appellé le Holk [...] une mast, un trief ové .iiij. bonetz, un topchastiell, un seilyerde, un bowespret, un rakke, un trusparaill, un cable [...]  ii 109
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