close-fights

plural noun

Definition of close-fights

: barriers with loopholes formerly erected on the deck of a ship to shelter men in a close engagement with boarders

called also close quarters

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“Close-fights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close-fights. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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