Kelson
Kelson \Kel"son\, n. See {Keelson}. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

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  • kelson — [kel′sən] n. var. of KEELSON …   English World dictionary

  • Kelson — The kelson or keelson is the member which, particularly in a wooden vessel, lies parallel with its keel but above the transverse members such as timbers, frames or in a larger vessel, floors. It is fastened to the keel partly to impart additional …   Wikipedia

  • Kelson — This interesting and unusual surname is of Old Scandinavian origin, and is a patronymic orm of Kel, Kil , itself a diminutive from the Old Norse personal name Ketill , a short form of various compound names ending in ketill, kjell , cauldron,… …   Surnames reference

  • kelson — /kel seuhn/, n. Naut. keelson. * * * …   Universalium

  • kelson — kel·son || kelsn n. keelson, beam that runs lengthwise and is attached to the keel of ship to reinforce it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kelson — [ kɛls(ə)n] noun variant spelling of keelson …   English new terms dictionary

  • kelson — kel•son [[t]ˈkɛl sən[/t]] n. naut. navig. keelson …   From formal English to slang

  • kelson — /ˈkɛlsən/ (say kelsuhn) noun → keelson …   Australian English dictionary

  • kelson —   n. see keelson …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • kelson — var. of KEELSON …   Useful english dictionary

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