Definitions for boatswain's chair
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a wooden plank or canvas chair for a worker, hung by ropes over the side of a ship or building.
Category: Building Trades, Nautical
Origin of boatswain's chair:
boatswain's chair, bosun's chair(noun)
a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship
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