Garboard
Garboard Gar"board, n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake. [1913 Webster]

{Garboard strake} or {Garboard streak}, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship's bottom next the keel. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


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  • garboard — (also garboard strake) noun the first range of planks or plates laid on a ship s bottom next to the keel. Origin C17: from Du. gaarboord, perh. from garen gather + boord board …   English new terms dictionary

  • garboard — /ˈgabɔd/ (say gahbawd) noun the strake of planks laid next to the keel of a ship. Also, garboard strake. {Dutch gaarboord, from garen gather} …   Australian English dictionary

  • garboard — n. (in full garboard strake) the first range of planks or plates laid on a ship s bottom next to the keel. Etymology: Du. gaarboord, perh. f. garen GATHER + boord BOARD …   Useful english dictionary

  • garboard — noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch gaarboord Date: 1627 the strake next to a ship s keel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • garboard — gar·board (gärʹbôrd , bōrd ) n. The first range or strake of planks laid next to a ship s keel.   [Obsolete Dutch gaarboord: possibly Dutch gaar, cooked, done (from Middle Dutch gaer) + Dutch boord, board (from Middle Dutch boort …   Universalium

  • garboard — noun The board on a boat which attaches to the keel running fore and aft along the bottom …   Wiktionary

  • garboard — plank on a ship’s bottom next to the keel Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • garboard — gar·board …   English syllables

  • Garboard strake — Garboard Gar board, n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake. [1913 Webster] {Garboard strake} or {Garboard streak}, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship s bottom next the keel. Totten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Garboard streak — Garboard Gar board, n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake. [1913 Webster] {Garboard strake} or {Garboard streak}, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship s bottom next the keel. Totten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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