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shiplap

[ ship-lap ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌlæp /
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noun Carpentry.
an overlapping joint, as a rabbet, between two boards joined edge to edge.
boarding joined with such overlapping joints.
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Origin of shiplap

First recorded in 1850–55; ship1 + lap2
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