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kelson

[kel-suh n]
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noun Nautical.
  1. keelson.
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Examples from the Web for kelson

Historical Examples

  • Kelson of course says he is sure, and perhaps so should I, in his place.

    The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly

    Charles James Lever

  • Kelson forwards me a copy of this, while inviting me to inspect the original.

  • The first plank of the ceiling next the kelson; the limber-strake.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • Those which lie on the keel, and are fastened to it with bolts through the kelson.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • Those which support the hold-beams amidships, and rest on the kelson.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth


British Dictionary definitions for kelson

kelson

noun
  1. a variant of keelson
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