- a room or deckhouse for storing and working with charts, navigational instruments, etc.
Origin of chart house
First recorded in 1890–95
Also called chart room.
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Examples from the Web for 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.Blow The Man Down
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.