boatswain's chair definition

  • noun:
    • a brief board guaranteed by ropes and utilized as a seat by sailors whenever working aloft or over a ship's side.
    • A short board or other seating, secured in a bridle of ropes, always hoist a person aloft or higher the ship’s side for artwork and comparable work.
    • a chair consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over along side it of a ship

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