• synonyms

chart house

noun Nautical.
  1. a room or deckhouse for storing and working with charts, navigational instruments, etc.
Show More

Origin of chart house

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called chart room.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for chart house

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.