boatswain's chair


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a seat consisting of a board and a rope

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Butchart to overcome--she planted ivy in the crevices of the quarry wall by dangling from a boatswain's chair. She planted trees, shrubs and flowers--annuals, biennials and perennials--many in beds created from the rubble of the quarry.
They were permanently removed by lowering a technician in a boatswain's chair and cutting the pipe so it could be taken out through the access opening.
[E] 20 rappelling boatswain's chairs to water 120 feet below in three--minute cycles