hawsepipe
hawsehole hawse"hole`, hawsepipe hawse"pipe` . a hole in the bow of a ship, through which the anchor rope or cable passes.

Syn: hawse, hawsepipe. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • hawsepipe — [hôz′pīp΄, hôs′pīp΄] n. an iron or steel pipe in a hawsehole, through which a hawser or anchor cable is passed …   English World dictionary

  • hawsepipe — /hawz puyp , haws /, n. Naut. an iron or steel pipe in the stem or bow of a vessel through which an anchor cable passes. [1860 65; HAWSE + PIPE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hawsepipe — noun a hawsehole …   Wiktionary

  • hawsepipe — noun a pipe housing the shank of the anchor when the anchor is raised …   English new terms dictionary

  • hawsepipe — hawse•pipe [[t]ˈhɔzˌpaɪp, ˈhɔs [/t]] n. naut. navig. an iron or steel pipe in the stem or bow of a vessel through which an anchor cable passes • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • hawsepipe — noun the hole that an anchor rope passes through • Syn: ↑hawse, ↑hawsehole • Hypernyms: ↑hole …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hawsehole — hawse hole , hawsepipe hawse pipe . a hole in the bow of a ship, through which the anchor rope or cable passes. Syn: hawse, hawsepipe. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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