lower hold


noun Nautical.

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

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  • 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