- a short fore-and-aft beam running beside a hatchway, mast hole, or other deck opening.
Origin of carling
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Contemporary Examples of carling
In her article, Middleton says that she used to "pine" after the now 48-year-old Carling.Pippa Middleton's Crush on Princess Diana's Boyfriend
January 10, 2014
Historical Examples of carling
Carling, as a man of the world, acquiesced in souvenirs he did not share.
And he heard Carling exclaim to Victor: 'How comes the fellow here!'
Carling is the foundation beam of a ship, or the main beam on the keel.
Is your name Carling, that you can't speak without stuttering so?Concerning Sally
William John Hopkins
Then the drug-store goes, and Carling's store and Rinehart's restaurant.Careers of Danger and Daring
- a fore-and-aft beam in a vessel, used for supporting the deck, esp around a hatchway or other opening
Word Origin for carling
- Will (iam). born 1965, English Rugby Union player; won 72 caps (1988–97); captained England to three Grand Slams (1991, 1992, 1995)