a compartment where the chain or cable of an anchor is stowed when the anchor is raised.
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How to use chain locker in a sentence
"That's the chain locker, where we stow things," he answered gruffly.The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea | Janet Aldridge
She suggested breaking open the doors that led to the chain locker, but of this Harriet would not hear.The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea | Janet Aldridge
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