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chart house

noun, Nautical.
1.
a room or deckhouse for storing and working with charts, navigational instruments, etc.
Also called chart room.
Origin of chart house
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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  • Miss Norman, despite my warning you went up to the chart house.

    The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
  • Captain Hollinger, who had the deck, went to the chart house for his sextant.

    The Pirate Shark Elliott Whitney
  • I was in the chart house and heard some one call out "Torpedo!"

  • Every morning Captain Hollinger would fetch his rifles up to the chart house, and the boys would join him.

    The Pirate Shark Elliott Whitney
  • He saw I wanted to study navigation so he lent me books and let me go into the chart house and work.

  • Mr. Shannon and two of the younger officers were killed by the explosion that wrecked the bridge and chart house.

    West Wind Drift George Barr McCutcheon
  • Doc found the old man and the mate looking over charts under a hand-light in the chart house.

    The U-boat hunters

    James B. Connolly
  • One of 'em pahsses through the chart house, and the other tears a nice little 'ole in 'er for'ard.

    The U-boat hunters

    James B. Connolly
  • He would go down to the chart house with the navigator and stand by to pass him dividers and parallels.

    The U-boat hunters

    James B. Connolly
  • I reached the ladder to the bridge just as the captain came out of the chart house.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter

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