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Hawse

Pronunciation: hạz or hạs; 277
n.1.A hawse hole.
2.(Naut.) The situation of the cables when a vessel is moored with two anchors, one on the starboard, the other on the port bow.
Athwart hawse
See under Athwart.
Foul hawse
a hawse in which the cables cross each other, or are twisted together.
Hawse block
a block used to stop up a hawse hole at sea; - called also hawse plug.
Hawse piece
one of the foremost timbers of a ship, through which the hawse hole is cut.
Hawse plug
Same as Hawse block (above).
To come in at the hawse holes
to enter the naval service at the lowest grade.
To freshen the hawse
to veer out a little more cable and bring the chafe and strain on another part.
Noun1.hawse - the hole that an anchor rope passes through
Synonyms: hawsehole, hawsepipe
hawsehole, hawsepipe, hole
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