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  1. beakhead(Noun)

    A protruding part of the foremost section of a sailing ship.

  2. beakhead(Noun)

    An ornament used in rich Norman doorways, resembling a head with a beak.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beakhead(noun)

    an ornament used in rich Norman doorways, resembling a head with a beak

  2. Beakhead(noun)

    a small platform at the fore part of the upper deck of a vessel, which contains the water closets of the crew

  3. Beakhead(noun)

    same as Beak, 3

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  1. Beakhead

    A beakhead is the protruding part of the foremost section of a sailing ship. It was fitted on sailing vessels from the 16th to the 18th century and served as a working platform by sailors working the sails of the bowsprit, the forward-pointing mast that carries the spritsails. The beakhead would be one of the most ornate sections of a ship, particularly in the extravagant Baroque-style ships of the 17th century. The sides were often decorated with carved statues and located directly underneath was the figurehead, usually in the form of animals, shields or mythological creatures. The beakhead also housed the crew's toilets, which would drop refuse straight into the sea without sullying the ship's hull unnecessarily.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beakhead in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beakhead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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