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binding strake

noun, Shipbuilding.
1.
a very strong, heavy strake of planking, especially one next to a sheer strake.
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  • He passed with long strides from rock to rock, and returned dragging wildly sometimes a rider, sometimes a binding strake.

    Toilers of the Sea Victor Hugo

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