Meaking iron
Meaking Meak"ing, n. [See {Meak}.] (Naut.) The process of picking out the oakum from the seams of a vessel which is to be recalked. [1913 Webster]

{Meaking iron} (Naut.), the tool with which old oakum is picked out of a vessel's seams. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meaking — Meak ing, n. [See {Meak}.] (Naut.) The process of picking out the oakum from the seams of a vessel which is to be recalked. [1913 Webster] {Meaking iron} (Naut.), the tool with which old oakum is picked out of a vessel s seams. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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