"lubber’s hole" Definition

  1. an aperture in the maintop of a ship, by which a timid climber may avoid the difficulties of the “futtock shrouds;” hence as a sea-term the LUBBER’S HOLE represents any cowardly way of evading duty.

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Position in the dictionary: 2071 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: luck, lucky, ludlam’s dog., lug, lug chovey, luke, lully, lully prigger, lumber, lumbered
Previous words in the dictionary: lubber, low-water, loveage, love, louse-trap, lour, loud, lothario, lord-mayor’s-fool, lord

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