Definition of Lubber's hole

1. Noun. Hole in a platform on a mast through which a sailor can climb without going out on the shrouds.

Generic synonyms: Hole
Group relationships: Ship



Definition of Lubber's hole

1. Noun. (nautical) A hole through the platform surrounding the upper part of a ship's mast, through which one may climb to go aloft. ¹

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Literary usage of Lubber's hole

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1. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1878)
"Lubber.s Hole.—The opening in a masthead cap, by which seamen get to the top instead of by the futtock shrouds. Lubber.s Point.—The black line or stroke in ..."

2. A nautical and technical dictionary of the English and Italian languages by Raffaele Settembrini (1879)
"E quella piccola linea dipinta di nero, nella parte interna della scatola della LUBBER' s HOLE. Buco o Passo del gatto. ..."

3. Dictionnaire française-anglais, et anglais-français by Abel Boyer, Nicholas Salmon (1816)
"Trou du chat, lubber s hole. Trous d'amure, holes of (lie chess trees. Trous de cap-tie-ntou- ton, holes of a dead eye. Trous d'écoutes , sheave-holes ( in ..."

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