lubber hole

lubber's hole

noun Nautical.
(in a top on a mast) an open space through which a sailor may pass instead of climbing out on the futtock shrouds.

1765–75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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lubber's hole
nautical a hole in a top or platform on a mast through which a sailor can climb

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