Definition of headledge
1 : either of the athwartship coamings of a hatchway or other deck opening
2 : either of the upright end posts of a centerboard box
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up headledge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).