Entry from British & World English dictionary
A raised safety rail in the stern of a yacht.
- I have fitted a plastimo 'universal' cradle to the pushpit of my 34, which holds an 8 man raft.
- Mariabronn was made for some reason without a pushpit and this leads to a serious lack of places to mount safety gear.
1960s: humorous formation, suggested by pulpit.
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