"hawse holes" Definition

  1. the apertures in a ship’s bows through which the cables pass; “he has crept in through the HAWSE-HOLES,” said of an officer who has risen from the grade of an ordinary seaman, whose original position in the vessel was forward—before the mast.—_Navy._

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Position in the dictionary: 1614 of 4022 slang words.
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