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archboard

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Definition of archboard in English:

noun

A block of shaped wood at the aft end of the counter at the stern of a ship.
Example sentences
  • Her stern is light, swells between the quarter timber, and between the archboard and the taffrail, and is ornamented with an arch of carved work.

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