1. the hole that an anchor rope passes through
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How To Use hawsehole In A Sentence

  • When its value was proven aboard the giant rigs, it was scaled down for use aboard smaller craft where its lack of moving parts and stockless design makes it easy to stow in a bow hawsehole.
  • The hawseholes through which the huge anchor chains had once clanged are overgrown with thick layers of red and white sponges.
  • Nick is determined to reinstall the last few gleaming hawsehole surrounds.
  • The cable murmured from the hawsehole, then there was a splash as its bitter end fell into the sea.
  • A glaring omission, though, is the lack of a hawsepipe or hawsehole.
  • Just nearby is a huge anchor, hanging from the hawsehole.
  • The aesthetic benefit of bulwarks derives from the scuppers and hawseholes cut into them.
  • The owner was extremely pleased with the boat's handling, performance and soft ride, despite seeing water flowing through the hawseholes during some particularly rough sections of the trip home.
  • Repairs to the port and starboard side hawseholes were completed so that the ship could be moved in the event of a storm.
  • The ocean geysers through a two-foot hawsehole as the ship buries its bows in the base of a wave.
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