Definition of Chesstree

1. n. A piece of oak bolted perpendicularly on the side of a vessel, to aid in drawing down and securing the clew of the mainsail.



Definition of Chesstree

1. Noun. (nautical) Either of two pieces of oak fitted to the topsides of a square-rigged vessel on each side of the bow through which the bowlines were fed; often decoratively carved ¹

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