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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ship-building, the strakes of plank worked between the lower sills of ports and waterways.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Naut.) The planking from the waterways up to the port sills.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun nautical The planking from the waterways up to the portsills.

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