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Hawse-hole

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He has crept through the hawse-hole, or He has come in at the hawse-hole. That is, he entered the service in the lowest grade; he rose from the ranks. A naval phrase. The hawse-hole of a ship is that through which the cable of the anchor runs.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Havering (Essex)
Haversack
Havock
Havre (France)
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Hawk and Handsaw
Hawk nor Buzzard (Neither)
Hawker’s News
Hawkubites
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