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  • adj. having overlapping hull planks


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  • She was, as Ben had said, a lap-streaked, keel-bottomed dingy -- good enough as a yacht's tender or in deep water, but the worst boat in the world to row about

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine

  • Through a row of button-woods on the northern skirt of the village is seen a square, lap-streaked building, painted a disagreeable brown, and surrounded on three sides by a platform, -- one of seven or eight similar stations strung like Indian heads on a branch thread of the Great Sagamore Railway.

    The Stillwater Tragedy


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