combings
Coamings Coam"ings, n. pl. [Cf. {Comb} a crest.] (Naut.) Raised pieces of wood of iron around a hatchway, skylight, or other opening in the deck, to prevent water from running bellow; esp. the fore-and-aft pieces of a hatchway frame as distinguished from the transverse head ledges. [Written also {combings}.] [1913 Webster]

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