The anchor is on the prow of the ship.
An example of a prow is where the "flying" scene in the film Titanic took place on the ship.
Origin of prowMiddle English from Old French prou, brave, variant, variety of prud: see proud
- the forward part of a ship or boat; bow
- a part like this, as the nose of an airplane
Origin of prowFrench proue, earlier proe from Italian dialect, dialectal (Genoese) prua from Classical Latin prora from Classical Greek pr?ira, prow: for Indo-European base see province
- Nautical The forward part of a ship's hull; the bow.
- A projecting forward part, such as the front end of a ski.
Origin of prowFrench proue from Old French from Italian dialectal prua from Vulgar Latin prōda alteration of Latin prōra from Greek prōira ; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
From Latin prora, from Ancient Greek Ï€Ïá¿·ÏÎ± (prÅira).
From Middle English, from Old French prou, from Late Latin prode; more at proud.
- Alternative form of proa.