Definition of cable tier in English:

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cable tier

noun

historical
A place in a ship for stowing a coiled cable.
Example sentences
  • And there, unlike the dark confines of the cable tier where he now found himself, had been Estelle.
  • Her escort reached out and viciously pinched her arm for a second time since freeing her from the cable tier.
  • They went down into the dark stifling confines of the ship's cable tier accompanied by an oath they would soon get used to: ‘Get down there, you rebel.’

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