noun \-ˌlap\

Definition of SHIPLAP

:  wooden sheathing in which the boards are rabbeted so that the edges of each board lap over the edges of adjacent boards to make a flush joint

First Known Use of SHIPLAP



Next Word in the Dictionary: shipless
Previous Word in the Dictionary: shipkeeper
All Words Near: shiplap

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up shiplap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More