Definitions of hawse

The word hawse uses 5 letters:aehsw.

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n. - A hawse hole. 2

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. - 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. 2

n. - That part of a vessel's bow in which are the hawse holes for the cables. 2