rambade

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English[edit]

The rambade of an early 18th century model of a galley.

Etymology[edit]

From French rambade, rambate. Compare with Italian rambata and Spanish arrumbada.

Noun[edit]

rambade (plural rambades)

  1. (nautical) The raised platform above the main artillery in the bow of the type of galley used from the 15th to the 19th century, used as a fighting platform and command post.

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