Reeming iron
Reem Reem, v. t. [Cf. {Ream} to make a hole in.] (Naut.) To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them. [1913 Webster]

{Reeming iron} (Naut.), an iron chisel for reeming the seams of planks in calking ships. [1913 Webster]


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  • reeming iron — noun : a chisel for reaming the seams of planks in calking ships …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reem — Reem, v. t. [Cf. {Ream} to make a hole in.] (Naut.) To open (the seams of a vessel s planking) for the purpose of calking them. [1913 Webster] {Reeming iron} (Naut.), an iron chisel for reeming the seams of planks in calking ships. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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