• Definition for "lubber's hole"
    • A hole through the system surrounding top of…
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lubber's hole definition

  • noun:
    • A hole through the system surrounding top of the section of a ship's mast, by which you can climb up going aloft.
    • A hole through the system surrounding top of the element of a ship's mast, by which it's possible to climb going aloft.
    • a hole in the floor of the “top,” next the mast, through which sailors may go aloft without going over the rim by the futtock shrouds. It is considered by seamen as only fit to be used by lubbers.
    • gap in a platform on a mast by which a sailor can climb up without venturing out from the shrouds
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