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cuddy


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Originally a cabin in the after part of a sailing ship for the captain and his passengers, which was positioned under the poop deck. The term is also sometimes used to denote a small cabin on board a boat, or yacht, or very occasionally a small cookhouse on board, though caboose was a more usual word for this. In larger ships the cuddy was the compartment where the officers had their meals.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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