a ship crossing its [disk]


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The quotation comes from Jane Eyre Chapter 21

Quotation: But I was determined not to seem at a loss for occupation or amusement: I had brought my drawing materials with me, and they served me for both.

Provided with a case of pencils, and some sheets of paper, I used to take a seat apart from them, near the window, and busy myself in sketching fancy vignettes, representing any scene that happened momentarily to shape itself in the ever-shifting kaleidoscope of imagination: a glimpse of sea between two rocks; the rising moon, and a ship crossing its disk; a group of reeds and water-flags, and a naiad’s head, crowned with lotus-flowers, rising out of them;an elf sitting in a hedge-sparrow’s nest, under a wreath of hawthorn-bloom.
Hi everyone! I'm not sure about the word "disk". I think it means

5: something resembling a dish, esp in shape => specially, the reflection of the moon (a full moon, I suppose) on the sea

Is it correct?
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