hawse vs hawsepipe what difference

what is difference between hawse and hawsepipe

English

Etymology

Alteration of Middle English halse, from Old Norse hals (neck) (compare Icelandic háls (neck)).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɔːz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /hɔz/, /hɔs/

Noun

hawse (plural hawses)

  1. (nautical) The part of the bow containing the hawseholes.
  2. (nautical) A hawsehole or hawsepipe.
  3. (nautical) The horizontal distance or area between an anchored vessel’s bows and the actual position of her anchor(s).

Translations

Adjective

hawse (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) In a position relative to the course and position of a vessel, somewhat forward of the stem.

Adverb

hawse (not comparable)

  1. (nautical, of a vessel) Lying to two anchors, streamed from either bow.

Derived terms

Verb

hawse (third-person singular simple present hawses, present participle hawsing, simple past and past participle hawsed)

  1. (intransitive, nautical, of a vessel) To lie uneasily to an anchor, typically due to a weather tide.

References

Anagrams

  • Hawes, shewa, washe

Scots

Noun

hawse (plural hawses)

  1. halse; neck; throat

Anagrams

  • Hawes


English

Etymology

hawse +‎ pipe

Noun

hawsepipe (plural hawsepipes)

  1. (nautical) metal pipe fitted into a hawsehole, to protect the wood

Derived terms

  • hawsepiper

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