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lower hold

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
noun, Nautical
the lowermost hold space in a hull having 'tween decks or a shelter deck. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Provisions in the lower hold were only accessible for a few hours a day at low tide.
  • The interior of the vessel is largely open, with original wooden cargo battens on the side of the ship in the lower hold.
  • We commenced getting our battery from the lower hold of the vessel.

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