chain locker

  1. a compartment where the chain or cable of an anchor is stowed when the anchor is raised.

Words Nearby chain locker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chain locker in a sentence

  • "That's the chain locker, where we stow things," he answered gruffly.

  • She suggested breaking open the doors that led to the chain locker, but of this Harriet would not hear.

  • I suppose you'd call it the forecastle, but we have the fuel tanks, chain locker and lazarette here.

    Boy Scouts in Southern Waters | G. Harvey Ralphson
  • Moreover, the filling of the forepeak through the smashed chain-locker had put the ship down by the head a little.

    Command | William McFee
  • Now forrard with you, to the chain-locker, and rouse out every inch of chain you find there.

    Devil Stories | Various