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chart room

noun, Nautical
Origin of chart room
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Truly, this which I write seems absurd and purple; yet it was not absurd during those long minutes on the chart-room stairway.

  • Miss Marston preceded the captain down the ladder and went into the chart-room.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • I knew he had been dozing on the lee side of the chart-room.

    Aliens William McFee
  • In the chart-room Captain West and the pilot were smoking cigars.

  • The captain, who had been for days living secluded and unapproachable in the chart-room, came to the rail.

    Falk Joseph Conrad
  • In the chart-room Captain West was winding the chronometers.

  • The post was as small as a chart-room, and the light came only through the peep-holes.

  • Margaret and I were with him in the chart-room when he hurrahed the barometer, down to 28.55 and falling.

  • At nine oclock in the evening Darrin, after another hours nap, softly parted the curtains of the chart-room door and peered out.

  • Hahn was asleep in the chart-room; Coniston was in the turret.

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