cat davit

noun

Definition of cat davit

: the forward bow davit of a ship for hoisting the stock end of the anchor — compare fish davit

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“Cat davit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cat%20davit. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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