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Nautical Term:

davit, davits (n)

Definition:

A crane made of a swinging boom together with blocks and tackle, usually mounted in pairs, which may be swung over the side of a ship to lower and recover the launch or lifeboats. Sometimes a davit is also used for loading cargo, or lifting an anchor on deck.

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