Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of caulker.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The first caucuses, it would appear, were held in a caulkers’ shop in Boston, and were called caulkers’ meetings.

    Chapter 5. International Exchanges. 1. Americanisms in England

  • "caulkers" of rum during the day that he became oblivious to the fact of my being ashore, and Chubb took it for granted that I had returned on board, especially as I had sent back the boat in which I landed with the Chinese agent.

    Under the Dragon Flag My Experiences in the Chino-Japanese War

  • In September, 1751, the _Boston Evening Post_ advertised "Just arrived from Halifax and to be sold, ten strong hearty, Negro men mostly tradesman, such as caulkers, carpenters, sailmakers and ropemakers. [

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920

  • All through the night, a frenzy of hauling and scouring, the caulkers pouring new oakum while Phrynus and the others ranged the trireme peeling off barnacles and blading out the lower decks of what human waste the seawater missed.

    The One Handed Rower of Myonnesus « A Fly in Amber

  • CNNMoney: House approves $6 billion 'cash for caulkers'

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, May 7, 2010

  • The bill, officially known as the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act but better known as "cash for caulkers," has been touted by President Obama since December as one of the signature pieces of his administration's larger job-creation strategy.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, May 7, 2010

  • The bill, officially known as the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act but better known as "cash for caulkers," has been touted by President Obama since February as one of the signature pieces of his administration's larger job-creation strategy.

    House approves $6 billion 'cash for caulkers'

  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - House approves $6 billion ‘cash for caulkers’ « - Blogs from CNN. com

    House approves $6 billion 'cash for caulkers'

  • So Congress deployed nearly a $1 trillion in stimulus, plus a battalion of temporary and targeted programs: cash for clunkers, cash for caulkers, tax credits for home buyers, 99 weeks of jobless benefits, "clean energy" grants, subsidies to states, and so much more.

    The Obama Recovery

  • Hoping to drum up support for the Homestar energy-efficiency program, President Barack Obama spoke today at Savannah Technical College in Georgia about the $6 billion cash for caulkers program, or Homestar.

    President wants to seal the deal on cash for caulkers

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