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.
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- noun nautical The
plankingfrom the waterwaysup to the portsills.
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The final touches are the clamps below the shelves and the spirketing above the waterways, with short-stuff between the clamps of one deck and the spirketing of the next below.