keelman
Keeler Keel"er, n. [See 3d {Keel}.] 1. One employed in managing a Newcastle keel; -- called also {keelman}. [1913 Webster]

2. A small or shallow tub; esp., one used for holding materials for calking ships, or one used for washing dishes, etc. [1913 Webster]


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