Definition of pushpit in English:

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pushpit

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noun

A raised safety rail in the stern of a yacht.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1960s: humorous formation, suggested by pulpit.

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