/ (ˈspɜːkɪtɪŋ) /
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deck planking near the bulwarks
the interior lining between ports and the overhead interior surface of the cabin
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Word Origin for spirketting
C18: from obsolete spirket space between floor timbers in a ship
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Example sentences from the Web for spirketting
In general parlance quick-work is synonymous with spirketting.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth