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Warship with a sail and oars that was used in ancient times; it disappeared in the 18th century.
galley oar ram

oar click to hear

Long piece of wood that is broad and flat at one end; it is mounted on the boat and pulled by one or more people to propel the boat.

ram click to hear

Timber jutting out in front of the prow usually at water level; it was used to punch holes in the hulls of enemy ships.