a box or trough in a stable or barn from which horses or cattle eat.
Nautical. a space at the bow of a ship, having a partition for confining water entering at the hawseholes until it can be drained. a sunken bottom in a chain locker, covered by a grating and used to collect water from the anchor chain.
a trough or box in a stable, barn, etc, from which horses or cattle feed
(nautical) a basin-like construction in the bows of a vessel for catching water draining from an anchor rode or coming in through the hawseholes