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The exhibit includes a full-scale re-creation of a night market in Turfan, a trio of caravan camels, and a 41-foot-long replica of the prow of an Arabian sailing ship.
The bow is the second bedroom, the prow is a closet and the hull is a rec room and second bathroom.
Like the planks of ship converging at its prow, the tapes form an elongated V suspended just above the viewer’s head.
The remains of the slaves were re-interred there in 2003; in 2010, a visitors center opened, a jagged ship’s prow of somber black stone rising from the ground.
Photo: Madison Hofman To make sure curiosity doesn’t kill the cat, adventurous owners tuck their pets in hiking backpacks—some specially made for pets—or stow them in the prows of kayaks.
Using toothpicks or wooden sticks from cotton swabs, make masts, booms and the spar extending from the vessel’s front prow, which is called the bowsprit.
The Roman emperor Caligula commissioned a pair of 230-foot-long ships with silk sails and bejeweled prows.
Some rigs had heavy metal prows to better ram a checkpoint.
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Origin and Etymology of prow
First Known Use: 1555See Words from the same year
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Definition of prow for English Language Learners
: the front of a ship
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