Definition of Clincher-built

1. Adjective. Having overlapping hull planks.

Exact synonyms: Clinker-built, Lap-strake, Lap-straked, Lap-streak, Lap-streaked
Category relationships: Ship
Antonyms: Carvel-built



Definition of Clincher-built

1. Adjective. (alternative form of clinker-built) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Clincher-built

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1. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1810)
"There is one evil which both carver and clincher built boats have in common, ... "These boats require no larger timbers than common clincher- built boats, ..."

2. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1808)
"Clincher built vessels ┬╗re so superior to others in sailing, that, by an act of parliament passed many jears ago for the prevention of smuggling! they were ..."

3. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1853)
"The carvel built vessels have driven the others nearly out of the field, it is quite a rare thing to see a clincher built yacht now a days. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"It is always clincher-built. (3) The Nautilus type and the developments from ... I,ike the Heb Roy it is generally clincher-built, but the larger sailing ..."

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