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Sailing ship used by the Vikings during the Middle Ages; it had square sails, oars and a prow and stern that were usually sculpted.
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steering oar click to hear

Oar at the back of the ship acting as rudder.

stern click to hear

Rear end of a ship.

stempost click to hear

Main timber reinforcing the prow.

stay click to hear

Rope strung tautly from the top of the mast to the planking to stabilize the mast.

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.