At this time he was earning a shilling a day by caulking the fishermen's boats under repair at the Pêqueries.
I did a lot of caulking yesterday, but I suppose I missed that place.
Any leaks in the caulking and grummeting (finished by June, 1907, and therefore all more than 12 months old) were repaired.
It might be managed, perhaps, and he decided to do the caulking as requested by Roberts.
Be sure to fill the seams thoroughly and tightly with the oakum or other caulking material.
This fitting is threaded on one end and has a socket on the other to allow for caulking.
One of the caulker's tools; it has a groove in it, and is used after the caulking iron to finish off the seam.
I called all hands and went to caulking with table knives, &c.
Hammers without valves are always short of stroke, and are chiefly used in caulking and chipping.
The men left their tarring and caulking under the drying-stages.
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.