Definition of hawsehole in English:
A hole in the deck of a ship through which an anchor cable passes.
- Just nearby is a huge anchor, hanging from the hawsehole.
- From her pedestal descend branches of gold, which also encircle the hawsehole.
- The aesthetic benefit of bulwarks derives from the scuppers and hawseholes cut into them.
Definition of hawsehole in:
- US English dictionary
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