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  • n. a space in the forward part of the ship, typically beneath the bow in front of the foremost collision bulkhead, that contains the anchor chain when the anchor is secured for sea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a compartment in the hold of a vessel, for holding the chain cables.

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