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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of copper-fasten.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fastened with copper bolts, as the planks of ships, etc..
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fastened with copper instead of iron or steel bolts, as the planking of a ship.
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She is built of oak, double-planked, and copper-fastened; and all the interior fittings were done to suit me.
Now the Calabar was a spanking craft, copper-fastened fore and aft,
And the ties between our two countries, Mr. President, are now, of course, copper-fastened by an extremely vibrant economic relationship.
I say this as one friend to another and not because I have to wear copper-fastened pajamas.
I don't mind the copper-fastened pajamas so much, but to wear asphalt neckties and barb-wire suspenders is something which aggravates the spirit.
Our own faithful, copper-fastened distorter of facial beauty set down in Mr. Furniss's black art what he had seen and did know.
I remember Potts telling me that she was built of mahogany and copper-fastened.
Originally a teak - built, gentleman's yacht, brass-fitted, copper-fastened, angle - ironed, sheathed in man-of-war copper and with a fin-keel of bronze, she had been sold into the Solomon Islands 'trade for the purpose of blackbirding or nigger-running.
I built her plank by plank, and copper-fastened her, selected her masts and every timber of her, and personally signed on her full ship's complement fore-and-aft, and outfitted her amongst the Jews, and sailed with her to the South Seas and the treasure buried a fathom under the sand.
Peckham personally assured McGurk that everything was copper-fastened.