lubber's hole


noun Nautical.

(in a top on a mast) an open space through which a sailor may pass instead of climbing out on the futtock shrouds.

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Origin of lubber's hole

First recorded in 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for lubber's hole

lubber's hole

noun

nautical a hole in a top or platform on a mast through which a sailor can climb
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