Definition of Cathole

1. n. One of two small holes astern, above the gunroom ports, through which hawsers may be passed.



Definition of Cathole

1. Noun. a small pit, dug in the earth by hikers etc in order to bury faeces ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) either of two circular holes cut in the stern of a sailing man of war on the level of the capstan, used for the passage of stern hawsers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cathole

1. a part of a ship [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cathole

cathodal opening tetanus
cathodally
cathode
cathode-ray oscilloscope
cathode-ray tube
cathode ray
cathode ray tube
cathode rays
cathodes
cathodic
cathodic protection
cathodically
cathodoluminescence
cathodoluminescences
cathodoluminescent
cathole (current term)
catholes
catholical
catholically
catholicate
catholicates
catholicise
catholicism
catholicities
catholicity
catholicize
catholicized
catholicizes
catholicizing
catholickly

Literary usage of Cathole

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rambles in America, Past and Present by Alfred J. Pairpoint (1891)
"cathole Pass, at Meriden, Conn. The narrator of these pages having often walked and driven through this defile of Nature's handiwork, ..."

2. Proceedings and Transactions of the Scientific Association, Meriden, Conn by Meriden scientific association, Meriden, Conn (1885)
"Northwest of Park. East Mountain, etc. 2. CORYDALIS. glauca. On rocks Southeast of Black Pond. Also, on West Peak.. ADLUMIA. cirrhosa. cathole ..."

3. Lancashire Parish Register Society: Publications by Lancashire Parish Register Society (1904)
"... of John Fitton of Midleton 12 John Bradley of cathole „ Margrett d. of Moses Partington „ Susan Burie of Gooden 19 Martha d. of Henrie Wrigley 28 Joseph ..."

4. The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly by William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Frances Trevelyan Miller (1896)
"From the top of West cathole Peak a splendid view of the deep pass can be obtained, especially fine if a light ..."

5. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"They have been observed in great numbers in the cathole, at Ann Arbor, Michigan, swimming vigorously on March 10th, and their eggs were found a few days ..."

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