/ (ˈkɛlsən) /

  1. a variant of keelson

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How to use kelson in a sentence

  • Nothing has made so great a noise as one kelson's chariot, that cost nine hundred and thirty pounds, the finest was ever seen.

    The Journal to Stella | Jonathan Swift
  • The two midshipmen, with kelson and several of the crew, hurried to carry out the order.

  • Another shout from kelson a few minutes afterwards roused us all still more.

  • We were one after the other hoisted on deck, for even kelson could scarcely get up without help.

  • After this I turned round and crawled to the other end along the kelson, but was stopped by a strong bulkhead.

    Dick Cheveley | W. H. G. Kingston