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acrostolium

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Architecture.

Part of the prow of an Antique warship, often circular, spiral, or shaped to resemble an animal: representations can be found on e.g. the columna rostrata.

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awning

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Maritime History.

1 Tent-like projection from the face of a building, roofed with copper, zinc, etc. imitative of the curved form of a canvas covering, and common in Regency dwellings.

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bollard

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Architecture.

1 Low robust post, fixed to quays of harbours, in order to secure the moorings of ships.

2 Street-furniture, often of cast iron, usually in the form of a...

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CHERN, Cyril (<i>born</i> 1946), barrister, architect and arbitrator

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Military History; Maritime History; Naval Forces and Warfare; History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms. 247 words.

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rabbet

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Architecture.

Long rectangular groove formed in the edge of wood, stone, etc., to receive the edge, tongue, or end of another element, e.g. door in a frame.

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RAWSON, Kenneth John (<i>born</i> 1926), consultant; Professor and Head of Department of Design and Technology, 1983–89, Dean of Education and Design, 1983–89, Brunel University

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Maritime History; Naval Forces and Warfare; History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms. 184 words.

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scarf

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Maritime History.

The joining of two timbers by bevelling off the edges so that the same thickness is maintained throughout the length of the joint. In the construction of a wooden ship, the stem and...

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stanchion

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Architecture.

1 Post, or vertical support, such as a structural steel upright in a framed structure.

2 Mullion.

3 Stud of a timber-framed wall.

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