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carvel–built

adjective car·vel–built \ˈkär-vəl-ˌbilt, -ˌvel-\

Definition of CARVEL-BUILT

:  built with the planks meeting flush at the seams <a carvel–built ship>

Origin of CARVEL-BUILT

probably from Dutch karveel-, from karveel caravel, from Middle French carvelle
First Known Use: 1798

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