Complete Definition of "hawser"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËzÉ(r)|-ÉËzÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. nautical a cable or heavy rope used to tow or moor a ship

#* 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island|Treasure Island
#*: The hawser was as taut as a bowstring - so strong she pulled upon her anchor.

Translations

Finnish: touvi
Italian: canapo m
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