Origin of caulker
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The caulker's apprentice, who attends to bring oakum, pitch, &c.
She's a caulker, Sissie is; you don't take a rise out of Sissie in a hurry.Hilda Wade
The caulker had filled it up with oakum from the inside, since which she had made but little water lying at an anchor.
A box slung to a ship's side whereon a caulker can sit and use his irons; it contains his tools and oakum.
One of the caulker's tools; it has a groove in it, and is used after the caulking iron to finish off the seam.