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English Word:

chesstree


English Pronunciation:

chess•tree


Noun:


⇨Etymology

Confer F chassis a framework of carpentry.


⇨Definition

(Nautical) A piece of oak bolted perpendicularly on the side of a vessel, to aid in drawing down and securing the clew of the mainsail.



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Wiktionary

Noun:

chesstree (plural chesstrees) (nautical) Either of two pieces of oak fitted to the topsides of a square-rigged vessel on each side of the bow through which the bowlines were fed; often decoratively carved


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