One of the caulker's tools; it has a groove in it, and is used after the caulking iron to finish off the seam.
The caulker's apprentice, who attends to bring oakum, pitch, &c.
The two Torteval lads resumed their march, quickening their steps behind the caulker's apprentice.
She's a caulker, Sissie is; you don't take a rise out of Sissie in a hurry.
The "tap-tap" of the caulker's hammer on the slip-way in Harwich River was silent now.
The caulker had filled it up with oakum from the inside, since which she had made but little water lying at an anchor.
For eight-and-forty years she had been high and dry; never a caulker's hammer had rung upon her in all that time.
A caulker's tool for tearing oakum out of a seam, or stripping copper or sheathing from a ship's bottom.
I waited some minutes, bursting with impatience and anxiety, during which242 I heard him hammering away like a caulker.
Mess Lethierry, as did the Duke de Vibonne, called the sheer of the decks la tonture, and the caulker's chisel la patarasse.