hawse bolster

noun

: a wooden or iron guard at the end of or around a hawsepipe as protection against the chafing of the cable and to facilitate its movement

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“Hawse bolster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawse%20bolster. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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