It only remained to caulk our upper works, and this occupied us but a day or two longer.
I've forgotten to caulk that seam over your bunk, and it's going to rain.
I guess I will do a caulk, mate, for I'm mighty dozy; but I'll only take the nap on one condition.
The beginner should start at the trap and caulk the joints with the trap held in place.
To caulk slightly those openings that will not bear the force required for caulking.
In answer to this interrogatory, it occurred to me that I might caulk the hole with a rag from my jacket.
All o' which caused the skipper to lay to, fix up a jury rudder and run up for the nearest island to caulk and repair.
He said the old bloke was having his afternoon caulk, and that they daren't wake him.
It was my middle watch, and I was signalman at the time, so of course I had no time to take a caulk if I was inclined.
It's a fine tub, and we are mighty lucky to find that man to caulk it.
late 14c., "to stop up crevices or cracks," from Old North French cauquer, from Late Latin calicare "to stop up chinks with lime," from Latin calx (2) "lime, limestone" (see chalk). Original sense is nautical, of making ships watertight. Related: Caulked; caulking. As a noun, "caulking material," by 1980 (caulking in this sense was used from 1743). Related: Caulker.