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English definition of “hawser”

hawser

noun [C]     /ˈhɔː.zər/ US  /ˈhɑː.zɚ/
a strong thick rope , often made of steel Cords, ropes, cables and stringParts of ships and boats
(Definition of hawser noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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