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beakhead


beakhead


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beakhead  \Beak"head`\,  n. 
  1.  (Arch.)  An  ornament  used  in  rich  Norman  doorways, 
  resembling  a  head  with  a  beak.  --Parker. 
 
  2.  (Naut.) 
  a  A  small  platform  at  the  fore  part  of  the  upper  deck  of 
  a  vessel,  which  contains  the  water  closets  of  the 
  crew. 
  b  (Antiq.)  Same  as  {Beak},  3.