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keelson

noun keel·son \ˈkel-sən, ˈkēl-\

Definition of KEELSON

:  a longitudinal structure running above and fastened to the keel of a ship in order to stiffen and strengthen its framework

Origin of KEELSON

Middle English kelswayn, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish kölsvin keelson
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with KEELSON

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