knighthead

knight·head

 (nīt′hĕd′)
n.
Either of two timbers rising from the keel of a sailing ship and supporting the inner end of the bowsprit.

[From the fact that it was sometimes decorated with a carving of a man's head.]

knighthead

(ˈnaɪtˌhɛd)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical either of a pair of vertical supports for each side of the bowsprit
[C18: originally decorated with carvings of knights' heads]
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