close-fights definition

  • noun:
    • close quarters
  • noun-plural:
    • Barriers with loopholes, previously erected in the deck of a vessel to shelter the men in a detailed wedding with an enemy's boarders; -- labeled as in addition close quarters.
  • others:
    • Nautical, bulkheads previously erected fore-and-aft in a ship the males to face behind in close engagement to be able to fire from the adversary. Also called close-quarters.

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