Glory hole

What does "Glory hole" mean?

Today it means: Un-tidy cupboard or room.

Today it has other sexual meanings but its nautical meaning is the mess for the stewards of the ship. It can also be used for a room or cupboard where things are just shoved in with no attempt at tidiness. The term has also been used for the gaol (jail) onboard a ship.

   

By SailingQuiz October 2019   Category: Nautical Saying              



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