Definition of Lapstrake

1. Noun. A style of boatbuilding using overlapping planks. ¹



2. Noun. A boat built in this style. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lapstrake

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapstrake

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lapsarian
lapsarians
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lapse rate
lapsed
lapser
lapsers
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lapsful
lapsible
lapsided
lapsing
lapstone
lapstones
lapstrake (current term)
lapstrakes
lapstreak
lapsus
lapsus calami
lapsus digiti
lapsus digitorum
lapsus linguae
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lapsus muris
lapsus plumae
lapsus plumæ
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laptop computer
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Literary usage of Lapstrake

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1. Small Boat Building by Harold Wallace Patterson (1916)
"First let us consider a small lapstrake boat to be built upside down, indoors, and refer to Fig. 1, Plate 3. Draw a center line on the floor and the section ..."

2. Modern Shipbuilding Terms by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"Lapped joints. Joints in which the material laps over at the connection. Laps. The distance that one plate lays over on another in a lap joint. lapstrake. ..."

3. The American Cyclopedia of the Automobile; Or, Motor Cars and Motoring Self edited by Thomas Herbert Russell, Charles P. Root (1909)
"... lapstrake—Said of a boat constructed of boards overlapping one another at the edges; also called clinker-built or clincher-built. ..."

4. Shipbuilding Cyclopedia: A Reference Book Covering Definitions of by Bibber Webster, J. L. Bates, Stephen McKay Phillips, Alfred Henry Haag (1920)
"See FRAME, LAPPED. Lapped Joint. See JOINT, LAPPED. lapstrake. A term applied to boats built on the clinker system in which the strakes overlap each ..."

5. Modern Shipbuilding Terms Defined and Illustrated by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"lapstrake. The method of boat building called clincher building in which the strakes overlap. Same as clinker built. Launch, longboat. ..."

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