Definition of Hawsepipe

1. Noun. The hole that an anchor rope passes through.

Exact synonyms: Hawse, Hawsehole
Generic synonyms: Hole



Definition of Hawsepipe

1. Noun. a hawsehole ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hawsepipe

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hawsepipe

hawky
hawleyite
hawm
hawmed
hawming
hawms
haws
hawse
hawse-pipe
hawse-pipes
hawse pipe
hawse pipes
hawsed
hawsehole
hawseholes
hawsepipe (current term)
hawsepipes
hawser
hawser-laid rope
hawser-laid ropes
hawser bend
hawsers
hawses
hawsing
hawt
hawthorneite
hawthorns
hax

Literary usage of Hawsepipe

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1. Routledge's Every Boy's Annual by Edmund Routledge (1869)
"There wasn'ta hand aboard the old frigate saved but the boy hawsepipe, and he was killed many a year ago.' " For the first time in my life I saw a real look ..."

2. Seaville: A Blue Water Adventure by Richard Miller (2004)
"From the overhead of the locker thrust the end of a hawsepipe into which the chain rose to continue upward through the forepeak to the deck, ..."

3. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"It is only when you have chain, and a proper wildcat windlass, and use a stockless anchor, and pull it right into the hawsepipe that you can rest secure. ..."

4. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1905)
"... near the hawsepipe, the patent anchor in the hawsepipe b*ing driven right through the bow of The ..."

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