Definition of Garboards

1. Noun. (plural of garboard) ¹



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Definition of Garboards

1. garboard [n] - See also: garboard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garboards

garble
garbled
garblement
garblements
garbler
garblers
garbles
garbless
garbley gook
garbling
garblings
garbo
garboard
garboard plank
garboard strake
garboards (current term)
garboil
garboils
garbological
garbologically
garbologies
garbologist
garbologists
garbology
garbos
garbs
garburator
garburators
garbure
garbures

Literary usage of Garboards

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1. An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County Palatine of by Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross (1834)
"S"-jSl?e hauled in endways, without destroying the garboards." Ad- ••"**- two ii,.,st an(] block-snaker^1, ;:nd a rope-maker, and, «•*;«?• '?tv(? ..."

2. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"When each point on the rabbet is marked, the staff may be removed and transfered, the board selected for the garboards adjusted and tacked firmly in place ..."

3. Canoeing, Sailing and Motor Boating by Warren Hastings Miller (1919)
"But, as they must come in flush, to fit into the rabbet, so you must first cut a bevel on the tops of garboards, beginning about 16 inches back from the ..."

4. Yacht Architecture: A Treatise on the Laws which Govern the Resistance of by Dixon Kemp (1897)
"180. of the garboards being driven out of the rabbets. ... But even with a great rise of floor, the garboards may be crushed out of the rabbets, ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1859)
"We fear that many missing ships have been lost through springing a leak in their garboards, and that such leaks have been caused by iron fastening, ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1859)
"The bolts when first driven were inch and a quarter, but had been corroded in most places to a quarter of an inch. Thus, the keel and garboards had become ..."

7. An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County Palatine of by Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross (1834)
"S"-jSl?e hauled in endways, without destroying the garboards." Ad- ••"**- two ii,.,st an(] block-snaker^1, ;:nd a rope-maker, and, «•*;«?• '?tv(? ..."

8. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"When each point on the rabbet is marked, the staff may be removed and transfered, the board selected for the garboards adjusted and tacked firmly in place ..."

9. Canoeing, Sailing and Motor Boating by Warren Hastings Miller (1919)
"But, as they must come in flush, to fit into the rabbet, so you must first cut a bevel on the tops of garboards, beginning about 16 inches back from the ..."

10. Yacht Architecture: A Treatise on the Laws which Govern the Resistance of by Dixon Kemp (1897)
"180. of the garboards being driven out of the rabbets. ... But even with a great rise of floor, the garboards may be crushed out of the rabbets, ..."

11. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1859)
"We fear that many missing ships have been lost through springing a leak in their garboards, and that such leaks have been caused by iron fastening, ..."

12. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1859)
"The bolts when first driven were inch and a quarter, but had been corroded in most places to a quarter of an inch. Thus, the keel and garboards had become ..."

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