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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crane-like device (usually one of a pair) for suspending or lowering equipment (as a lifeboat).

Usage examples (32)
  • I does not play golf, wut does I know about a davit?
  • "Come on, boys; take the boat at the next davit," said the captain.
  • Her level of ignorance and stupidity is the stuff of legends. davit
  • They cast off the davit blocks, and began rowing toward the bobbing head. for more
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