cathead

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cathead (plural catheads)

  1. (nautical) A heavy piece of timber projecting from each side of the bow of a ship for holding anchors which were fitted with a stock in position for letting go or for securing after weighing.
  2. Similar rigging on the outside of a building.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 09:44