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NOUN (1)

1. a spar projecting from the bow of a vessel;

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bowsprit \Bow"sprit`\, n. [Bow + sprit; akin to D. boegspriet; boeg bow of a ship + spriet, E. sprit, also Sw. bogspr["o]t, G. bugspriet.] (Naut.) A large boom or spar, which projects over the stem of a ship or other vessel, to carry sail forward. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bowsprit n 1: a spar projecting from the bow of a vessel