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chart house

noun Nautical.
  1. a room or deckhouse for storing and working with charts, navigational instruments, etc.
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Origin of chart house

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called chart room.
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Historical Examples of chart house

  • "This is the chart-house, shelter, and companion-way all in one," Hilliard explained.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate

    Freeman Wills Crofts

  • He stared at the night framed in the door of the chart-house.

  • I shoved him my rifle and left him on guard while I raced around the chart-house.

  • She laughed and shook her head as I opened the chart-house door for her to pass.

  • Mr. Mellaire came aft, and they met beside me in the lee of the chart-house.