"The stern of a ship, also the gunwale of a ship, the extremity of a ship's beak."-Whitney, 1902

Acrostolium

"The stern of a ship, also the gunwale of a ship, the extremity of a ship's beak."-Whitney, 1902

"The ornament rising above the stern of ancient ships."-Whitney, 1902

Aplustre

"The ornament rising above the stern of ancient ships."-Whitney, 1902

Greek <em>aplustria</em>, or stern ornament.

Aplustria

Greek aplustria, or stern ornament.

A war ship with a high poop deck.

War Ship

A war ship with a high poop deck.