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  • n. One of several pieces fayed across the apron and lapped in the knightheads.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of several pieces fayed across the apron and lapped in the knightheads, or inside planking above the upper deck.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In shipbuilding, one of several pieces fayed across the apron and lapped on the knightheads or inside stuff above the upper deck.

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  • I heart Pro's apron!

    October 18, 2008

  • I don't know about bilby's, but mine has pieces fayed across it.

    *brushes apron*

    October 18, 2008

  • But how's your apron? *hopes it isn't like Pro's*

    October 18, 2008

  • Just about to lapp'em, cap'n.

    October 15, 2008

  • Your inside stuff above the upper deck?

    October 15, 2008

  • Oh, my poor knightheads!

    October 15, 2008

  • Yes. See cheese of wads for more hilarity.

    I guess it's not strictly relevant, but I always think of that when I see the word "stuff" now.

    October 15, 2008

  • What's funny to me is, that after all the 'technical' terms, the sentence ends in 'or inside stuff...' !

    October 15, 2008

  • *looks around*

    October 15, 2008

  • Your pieces fayed?

    October 15, 2008

  • Hahaha! Must...memorize...sentence....

    Dousing-Chocks, in shipbuilding, are pieces fayed across the apron....

    HAHAHA!

    October 15, 2008

  • Your knightheads lapped?

    October 14, 2008

  • Never mind. Consider my chock doused.

    October 14, 2008

  • Oops. Actually you can't, at least not at that link. Here's a site that has scanned pages of the dictionary available digitally. But I can't seem to post a direct link to page 126. Sorry.

    October 14, 2008

  • You can look it up yourself, if you like. :)

    October 14, 2008

  • Dousing-chock? You're not pulling my leg, are you?

    October 14, 2008

  • "Dousing-Chocks, in shipbuilding, are pieces fayed across the apron, and lapped on the knightheads, or inside stuff above the upper deck."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 126

    October 14, 2008