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- n. Alternative form of cathole.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of two small holes astern, above the gunroom ports, through which hawsers may be passed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, one of two small holes astern above the gun-room ports, for the passage of a hawser or cable in heaving astern.
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