lower hold

[ loh-er ]

nounNautical.
  1. the lowermost hold space in a hull having 'tween decks or a shelter deck.

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How to use lower hold in a sentence

  • A place was broken out in the wake of the main-hatch, and a passage was opened down into the lower-hold, where we met the water.

    Afloat And Ashore | James Fenimore Cooper
  • At last he succeeded in getting into the lower hold, and laying open the vast accumulation of valuable cargo that lay beneath.

    The Log of a Sea-Waif | Frank T. Bullen
  • And, on first entering the lower hold, they had to make their way over hundreds of drums of naphtha.

    The Log of a Sea-Waif | Frank T. Bullen
  • This time Eric could not get away, but was swept up into that great grip, for Ospakar had the lower hold.

    Eric Brighteyes | H. Rider Haggard
  • He now descended into the lower hold, and the blankets and bedding were hoisted up out of it.

    In the Eastern Seas | W.H.G. Kingston