pilothouse

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noun pi·lot·house \ˈpī-lət-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of pilothouse

  1. :  a deckhouse for a ship's helmsman containing the steering wheel, compass, and navigating equipment

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First Known Use of pilothouse

1842

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