garboard

/ (ˈɡɑːˌbɔːd) /

noun

nautical the bottommost plank of a vessel's hullAlso called: garboard plank, garboard strake

Nearby words

  1. garbed,
  2. garble,
  3. garbled,
  4. garbo,
  5. garbo, greta,
  6. garboard strake,
  7. garboil,
  8. garbology,
  9. garcia,
  10. garcilaso de la vega

Word Origin for garboard

C17: from Dutch gaarboord, probably from Middle Dutch gaderen to gather + boord board

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