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What is a widow's walk used for?

Last Updated: 27th May, 2020

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a platform or walk atop a roof, as on certain coastal New England houses of the 18th and early 19th centuries: often used as a lookout for incoming ships.

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Regarding this, what is the purpose of a widow's walk?

A widow's walk, also known as a widow's watch or roofwalk, is a railed rooftop platform often with a small enclosed cupola frequently found on 19th-century North American coastal houses. However, there is little or no evidence that widow's walks were intended or regularly used to observe shipping.

Secondly, what is a captain's walk? A railed platform or cupola, typically on a coastal house. Also called widow's watch. [From tales of ship captains' wives using such structures to watch, often in vain, for returning ships.]

In respect to this, where is the widow's walk?

Widow's Walk is a Lost Sector that's located in the Trostland region of Destiny 2's European Dead Zone (EDZ) region.

What is a lookout on top of a house called?

l?/ is a relatively small, most often dome-like, tall structure on top of a building. Often used to provide a lookout or to admit light and air, it usually crowns a larger roof or dome.

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