/ˈstɛmsən/ (say 'stemsuhn)

noun Nautical
a curved timber in the bow, having its lower end scarfed into the keelson.
{from stem4, modelled after keelson}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • stemson — /stem seuhn/, n. Naut. a curved timber in a wooden bow, scarfed at its lower end to the keelson. [1760 70; STEM4 + (KEEL)SON] * * * …   Universalium

  • stemson — supporting timber of a ship Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • stemson — stem·son …   English syllables

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