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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A word used, though rarely by sailors, to describe the forward end of a vessel. It was also a term used in the 16th and 17th centuries to denote the fore gun-deck of a naval vessel where...

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James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 42 words.

Essential embellishment of the *columna rostrata, consisting of three sets of prows (rostra) and rams of

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James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 41 words.

Essential embellishment of the columna rostrata, consisting of three sets of prows (rostra) and rams of Antique

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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Essential embellishment of the columna rostrata, consisting of three sets of prows (rostra) and rams of Antique warships projecting on either side of the column. Rostra are also found as...

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Prower, Brigadier John Mervyn

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 90 words.

DSO 1916

Born 8 March 1885; s of late Lieut-Colonel J. Elton Prower; m 1st, 1910, Una Catherine Corse-Scott (d 1915); one d...

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prow

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A word used, though rarely by sailors, to describe the forward end of a vessel. It was also a term used in the 16th and 17th centuries to denote the fore gun-deck of a naval vessel where...

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Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 8 words.

The front end of a water-borne vessel.

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Prows

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

Probably a variant of English Prowse.

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Prow

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 6 words.

English: variant of Prue.

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prow

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

allow, avow, Bilbao, Bissau, bough, bow, bow-wow, brow, cacao, chow, ciao, cow, dhow, Dow, endow, Foochow, Frau, Hangzhou,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

allow, avow, Bilbao, Bissau, bough, bow, bow-wow, brow, cacao, chow, ciao, cow, dhow, Dow, endow, Foochow, Frau, Hangzhou,

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