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Definition of Cathead

Cathead
Cathead Cat"head`, n. (Naut.) A projecting piece of timber or iron near the bow of vessel, to which the anchor is hoisted and secured.

Meaning of Cathead from wikipedia

- A cathead is a large wooden beam located on either side of the bow of a sailing ship, and angled forward at roughly 45 degrees. The beam is used to support...
- widespread success with their productions. Phillips was in the UK rock band CatHead until Nov 2006. He also provided the vocals for Murray Gold's "Song for...
- field burrweed Tribulus terrestris, also known as puncturevine, caltrop, cathead, goathead, and burra gokharu. Plants called bindii Soliva sessilis habit...
- A Cathead is a beam on a ship for raising the anchor. Cathead or Cat head also may refer to: a windl**** or capstan used in machinery such as a hoisting...
- The uninhabited islands are approximately 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Cathead Point near the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula of Michigan and about 10 miles...
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- Little Cathead Mountain is a summit located in the Adirondack Mountains of New York located in the Town of Benson northeast of the hamlet of Upper Benson...
- Cathead Mountain is a summit located in the Adirondack Mountains of New York located in the Town of Benson north of the hamlet of Benson. "Cathead Mountain"...
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- hoisted up to the end of a timber projecting from the bow known as the cathead. The crown of the anchor is then hauled up with a heavy tackle until one...
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