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. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Strake — Strake, n. [See {Streak}.] 1. A streak. [Obs.] Spenser. White strake. Gen. xxx. 37. [1913 Webster] 2. An iron band by which the fellies of a wheel are secured to each other, being not continuous, as the tire is, but made up of separate pieces.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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