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- n. Plural form of kelson.
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The live-oak kelsons, the pine planks, the spars, the hackmatack-roots for knees,
The live-oak kelsons, the pine planks, the spars, the
Their thirty kelsons hummed like thirty harp-strings, and looked as straight whilst they left their parallel traces on the sea.
Government surveyors, and it is pronounced admirably adapted for kelsons, stern-posts, great beams for steam-frigates, and other heavy work.
The unfortunate ship was now in a blaze; at half-past eleven she blew up, and the tremendous concussion was felt at the very kelsons of all the ships near her.