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spirketting

/ˈspɜːkɪtɪŋ/
noun (nautical)
1.
deck planking near the bulwarks
2.
the interior lining between ports and the overhead interior surface of the cabin
Word Origin
C18: from obsolete spirket space between floor timbers in a ship
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