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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of caulk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having cracks and crevices stopped up with a filler such as caulk. Contrasted with uncaulked.
  • adj. having the seams between planks packed with waterproof material; -- of boats and ships.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having cracks and crevices stopped up with a filler


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  • "caulked," that is, split longitudinally and turned up and down.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • I own a property with vinyl siding that was never caulked around the windows.

    Do-it-yourselfer Q&A

  • I look for caulked joints in the floor, cracks in the floor, and patching at the ceiling below.

    2009 July 21 | Reuben's Home Inspection Blog

  • To help prevent damage here, always make sure that the tub or shower is properly caulked at the floor.

    2009 July 21 | Reuben's Home Inspection Blog

  • Also, the two iron doors, on port and starboard, that open from the cabin directly upon the main deck, have been barricaded and caulked.


  • These are still caulked and tight and fastened on the inside, as they have been since the passage of


  • Two steel doors, tight-fastened and caulked against the Cape Horn seas, opened under the overhang of the poop from the cabin on to the main deck.


  • The Right is sailing against the currents of time and progress in a leaky lifeboat caulked and patched with their own paranoia and every time the little tub ships water they turn on each other, accusing one of their own of mutiny and sabotage until someone who thought he was part of the crew discovers he's suddenly unnecessary ballast and winds up getting thrown overboard.

    A party held together with spit, chewing gum, baling wire, and duct tape

  • When she said you could run, far as possible—into corners, caulked lay-bys where thin-blooded spiders spun webs of dismay—you took no note of her words, instead collating seventeen varieties of silken spider web into a wrist adornment.

    hunting for lizards

  • So those bound up-river pitched their poling-boats and shod their poles with iron, and those bound down caulked their scows and barges and shaped spare sweeps with axe and drawing-knife.

    CHAPTER 23


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