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aplustre


aplustre


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aplustre  \A*plus"tre\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?.]  (Rom.  Antiq.) 
  An  ornamental  appendage  of  wood  at  the  ship's  stern,  usually 
  spreading  like  a  fan  and  curved  like  a  bird's  feather. 
  --Audsley.