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Definition of Bow chaser

Bow chaser
Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [Icel. b[=o]gr shoulder, bow of a ship. See Bough.] 1. (Naut.) The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow. 2. (Naut.) One who rows in the forward part of a boat; the bow oar. Bow chaser (Naut.), a gun in the bow for firing while chasing another vessel. --Totten. Bow piece, a piece of ordnance carried at the bow of a ship. On the bow (Naut.), on that part of the horizon within 45[deg] on either side of the line ahead. --Totten.

Meaning of Bow chaser from wikipedia

- A chase gun (or chaser), usually distinguished as bow chaser and stern chaser, was a cannon mounted in the bow (aiming forward) or stern (aiming backward)...
- comic books Chaser (album), a 1985 album by Terje Rypdal, with Bjørn Kjellemyr and Audun Kleive Chaser or Chase gun, a cannon mounted in the bow or stern...
- century, the tactics of a fleet were often to "charge" the enemy, firing bow chaser cannon, which did not deploy the broadside to its best effect. These new...
- completion. She had two funnels. Her 16-centimetre (6.30 in) gun was a bow chaser. Her armor belt was 6 feet 11 inches (2.11 m) wide amidships and extended...
- the rigging of a fleeing enemy (if used as a bow chaser) or of a pursuing enemy (when used as a stern chaser). (in French) Jean Boudriot et Hubert Berti...
- extravagantly decorated warship in the Royal Navy, she was adorned from stern to bow with gilded carvings against a black background, designed by Anthony van...
- professional quizzer, known as the "chaser", who attempts to prevent them from winning a cash prize. The six chasers are Mark Labbett, Shaun Wallace, Anne...
- target-indication radar. Beagle and Bulldog were later ****ed with a two-pounder bow chaser to engage German E-boats in the English Channel while Boadicea received...
- IIIs Bleasdale and Glaisdale were ****ed with a single QF 2-pounder "bow chaser" gun for anti-E-boat work. Most Type IIIs later had their single Oerlikon...
- The Chaser's War on Everything is an Australian television satirical comedy series broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television...