timberhead

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noun tim·ber·head \ˈtim-bər-ˌhed\

Definition of timberhead

  1. 1 :  the top end of a ship's timber used above the gunwale (as for belaying ropes)

  2. 2 :  a bollard bolted to the deck where the end of a timber would come

First Known Use of timberhead

1794

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