pilot-house

pilothouse

[pahy-luht-hous]
noun, plural pilothouses [pahy-luht-hou-ziz] . Nautical.
an enclosed structure on the deck of a ship from which it can be navigated.
Also called wheelhouse.


Origin:
1840–50, Americanism; pilot + house

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