pavesade definition

  • noun:
    • A canvas screen, formerly sometimes extended along the side of a vessel in a naval involvement, to hide from adversary the functions on-board.
    • A canvas screen, previously often extended across the side of a vessel in a naval involvement, to conceal through the adversary the operations onboard.
    • Any extended or constant security of a temporary nature, as a screen, parapet, or even the love, utilized in warfare.
    • A canvas display screen extended over the part of a vessel when going into activity, to avoid the enemy from observing functions on board.
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