Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ship-building, pieces of plank or timber piled one on another as a filling up, especially those placed between the bilgeways and a ship's bottom preparatory to launching.

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Examples

  • I bought one last week, then I was given one, so I ended upmaking 3 pineapple upsidedown cakes in my make-shift oven a potinside another covered pot ontop of my little charcoal stove which Ishared with 2 families, 3 pastors who happened to stop by, myheadmistress, and the construction workers who labor on the newclassrooms outside my front door everyday.

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