Definition of Clinker-built

1. Adjective. Having overlapping hull planks.

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



Definition of Clinker-built

1. Adjective. (context: nautical of a wooden vessel) in which the planks of the hull are laid so that the bottom edge of each plank overlaps the top edge of the plank below it. See also: shiplap. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Clinker-built

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clinker-built (current term)
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Literary usage of Clinker-built

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia by Herbert Warington Smyth (1906)
"galley: a flat-built, one-decked vessel of the Mediterranean, propelled by oars or sails ; a term also used by British seamen for a long clinker- built boat ..."

2. The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain by William Finden, Edward Francis Finden, William Henry Bartlett, William Beattie (1842)
"They are clinker-built*, sharp at the bows like a coble, and have a deck with a large hatchway in midships, and a cabin towards the stern for the men. ..."

3. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1840)
"The lower 6 strakes which form the bottom, and extend from the keel-plate to the turn of the bilge, are clinker built. The strake at the turn of the bilge, ..."

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