[ pad-ahy ]

noun,plural pad·eyes.
  1. a ring fixed to the structure of a ship as a hold for small lines, tackles, etc.

Origin of padeye

First recorded in 1905–10; pad1 + eye
  • Also called lug pad.

Words Nearby padeye Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023