When eight bells struck, he turned out, much refreshed by his short nap, to relieve Mr. garboard.
On each side a rabbit or groove was cut to receive the garboard strake (the first strake of planking).
The keel and stem are both in one piece, as shown, and to this the garboard strake is to be fastened.
The ship's in splendid condition; there's next to nothing wrong with her but the garboard streak and the sternpost.
Here spoke a sea-valve that communicated directly with the water outside and was seated not very far from the garboard strake.
garboard was an officer who owed his position to influence rather than to merit.
It knocked down trees, swept over the lake, and—caught the little canoe on the crest of a wave, right under the garboard streak.
I own this boat from garboard to main truck, bowsprit-tip to boom-end, and I don't wear any man's dog-collar.
Let me see: garboard has the forenoon watch to-morrow, and we shall both be off duty after general quarters.
I snubbed garboard, twitted Oxley and played the very dickens with the flagship's midshipmen.