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Origin of davit
Words nearby davit
Example sentences from the Web for davit
Its lower end was arranged so as to be raised and lowered from a davit immediately above.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'|British Government
So, so, an' did Davit Lunan mak oot 'at there was humour in that?A Window in Thrums|J. M. Barrie
This was proved by Davit Lunan, tinsmith, whom I have heard tell the story.Auld Licht Idylls|J. M. Barrie
In spite of the efforts of the captain and his helpers the sailors succeeded in slashing away the davit tackle.
The davit swung inward slowly, and he managed to slide his legs up over the rail and gain the deck.