Quickwork
Quickwork Quick"work`, n. (Naut.) A term somewhat loosely used to denote: (a) All the submerged section of a vessel's planking. (b) The planking between the spirketing and the clamps. (c) The short planks between the portholes. [1913 Webster]

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  • quickwork — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun archaic : one of several sections of planking or plating in the upper or sometimes the lower part of a ship s hull …   Useful english dictionary

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