- hawser (n.)
- "large rope used for mooring, towing, etc.," late 13c., from Anglo-French haucer, from Old French halcier, haucier, literally "hoister," from Vulgar Latin *altiare, alteration of Late Latin altare "make high," from altus "high" (see old). Altered in English on mistaken association with hawse and perhaps haul.
- 1. The fingers were pinched under a hawser.
- 2. There's a new hawser faked down there.
- 3. On the other side of the hawser was a hostile knot of young dockers.
- 4. An opening in the bow of a ship through which a cable or hawser is passed.
- 5. Pay out the hawser fast. I do not want that anchor to drag.
- 快放松粗绳, 我不希望那锚被拖走.
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