hawser definition

  • noun:
    • A cable or line found in mooring or pulling a ship.
    • a cable or heavy rope regularly tow or moor a ship
    • a big rope made from three strands each containing many yarns.
    • Nautical, a cable; especially, a tiny cable, or a large line in proportions between a cable and a tow-line, used in warping, etc.
    • big hefty rope for nautical use

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