HAWSE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Hawse Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The situation of the cables when a vessel is moored with two anchors, one on the starboard, the other on the port bow.
  2. (n.) That part of a vessels bow in which are the hawse holes for the cables.
  3. (n.) The distance ahead to which the cables usually extend; as, the ship has a clear or open hawse, or a foul hawse; to anchor in our hawse, or athwart hawse.
  4. (n.) A hawse hole.


• Hawser-laid Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Made in the manner of a hawser. Cf. Cable-laid, and see Illust. of Cordage.


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