Chain locker
Locker Lock"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, locks. [1913 Webster]

2. A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a ship, that may be closed with a lock. [1913 Webster]

{Chain locker} (Naut.), a compartment in the hold of a vessel, for holding the chain cables.

{Davy Jones's locker}, or {Davy's locker}. See {Davy Jones}.

{Shot locker}, a compartment where shot are deposited. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chain locker — noun : a forward compartment in the lower part of a ship for stowing the chain cable * * * Naut. a compartment where the chain or cable of an anchor is stowed when the anchor is raised. * * * chain locker noun (nautical) A compartment at the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain locker — Naut. a compartment where the chain or cable of an anchor is stowed when the anchor is raised. * * * …   Universalium

  • chain locker — noun a space in the forward part of the ship, typically beneath the bow in front of the foremost collision bulkhead, that contains the anchor chain when the anchor is secured for sea …   Wiktionary

  • chain locker — /ˈtʃeɪn lɒkə/ (say chayn lokuh) noun a steel box like structure below the forecastle of a ship, in which the anchor chain cable is stowed …   Australian English dictionary

  • chain locker — A compartment for the stowage of anchor chain …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Locker — Lock er, n. 1. One who, or that which, locks. [1913 Webster] 2. A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a ship, that may be closed with a lock. [1913 Webster] {Chain locker} (Naut.), a compartment in the hold of a vessel, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chain well — chain well, = chain locker. (Cf. ↑chain locker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain pipe — A pipe for passage of chain from windlass to chain locker …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • chain pipe — noun : the pipe through which the cable chain passes from the windlass to the chain locker …   Useful english dictionary

  • locker — See chain locker …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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