- a dressed timber or rolled metal member used as a framing member in a vessel.
- the dimension, in cross section, of a framing member.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "EVOKE" VS. "INVOKE"!
Words nearby scantling
How to use scantling in a sentence
It lay, tongued and grooved, with the scantling for fixing it, just where the timber merchant's men had deposited it—on the floor.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
Mayo saw that it was a long strip of scantling, undoubtedly from the deckload that the Polly had jettisoned when she was tripped.
Mr. Speed boosted Mayo and the young man attached the cloth to the scantling and flung their banner to the breeze.
I saw the slates at the foot of the weathercock, that they were thinly edged and of light scantling.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I found a hiding place in a pile of boards or scantling, where I kept concealed during that day.