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lapstrake

[lap-streyk] /ˈlæpˌstreɪk/
adjective, Nautical.
1.
clinker-built (def 2).
noun
2.
a vessel with a clinker-built hull.
Origin of lapstrake
1765-1775
An Americanism dating back to 1765-75; lap2 + strake
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British Dictionary definitions for lapstrake

lapstrake

/ˈlæpˌstreɪk/
adjective
1.
another term for clinker-built
noun
2.
a clinker-built boat
Word Origin
C18: from lap² + strake
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