Clincher-built
Clincher-built \Clinch"er-built\, a. See {Clinker-built}. [1913 Webster]

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  • clincher-built — var. of CLINKER BUILT. * * * adjective having overlapping hull planks • Syn: ↑clinker built, ↑lap strake, ↑lap straked, ↑lap streak, ↑lap streaked • Ant: ↑carvel built (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clincher-built — /klin cheuhr bilt /, adj. Shipbuilding. clinker built (def. 2). [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • clinker-built — /kling keuhr bilt /, adj. 1. faced or surfaced with boards, plates, etc., each course of which overlaps the one below, lapstrake. 2. Also, clincher built. Shipbuilding. noting a hull whose shell is formed of planking (clinker planking) or plating …   Universalium

  • clink|er-built — «KLIHNG kuhr BIHLT», adjective. made of boards or metal plates that overlap one another; lapstreak: »The lifeboat was clinkerbuilt. Also, clincher built. ╂[< clink3 + er1 + built] …   Useful english dictionary

  • clinker-built — clink′er built adj. navig. having a hull with a shell formed with overlapping strakes • Etymology: 1760–70; clinker (var. of clincher) +built …   From formal English to slang

  • clinch-built — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective or clincher built ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : clinker built …   Useful english dictionary

  • clinker-built — adj. (also clincher built) (of a boat) having external planks overlapping downwards and secured with clinched copper nails. Etymology: clink N.Engl. var. of CLINCH + ER(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • clench — clench, clinch Clinch is a 16c variant spelling of clench, and has since been regarded as a separate word. We clench our teeth, fingers, and fists; and we clinch an argument, bargain, or deal. Lovers clinch when they embrace closely, and so do… …   Modern English usage

  • clinch — clench, clinch Clinch is a 16c variant spelling of clench, and has since been regarded as a separate word. We clench our teeth, fingers, and fists; and we clinch an argument, bargain, or deal. Lovers clinch when they embrace closely, and so do… …   Modern English usage

  • lap-strake — adjective having overlapping hull planks • Syn: ↑clinker built, ↑clincher built, ↑lap straked, ↑lap streak, ↑lap streaked • Ant: ↑carvel built (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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