hawsepipe

noun

Definition of hawsepipe

: a cast-iron or steel pipe placed in the bows of a ship on each side of the stem for the anchor chains to pass through

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“Hawsepipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawsepipe. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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