bilge well

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Noun1.bilge well - (nautical) a well where seepage drains to be pumped away
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
well - an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
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Printed labels indicated the bilge wells and scuttle holes which the jury have heard so much evidence about.