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chain locker Explained

Chain locker at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Locker \Lock"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, locks.

2. A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a
ship, that may be closed with a lock.

{Chain locker} (Naut.), a compartment in the hold of a
vessel, for holding the chain cables.

{Davy Jones's locker}, or {Davy's locker}. See {Davy Jones}.


{Shot locker}, a compartment where shot are deposited.
--Totten.

chain locker at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-noun » head=chain locker
  • Inter: nautica » l a space in the forward part of the ship, typically beneath the bow in front of the foremost collision bulkhead, that contains the anchor chain when the anchor is secured for sea.

    See also

    * buckler plate
  • bow
  • hawsehole

  • Translation: et » chain locker
    Translation: ta » chain locker
    Translation: zh » chain locker