shiplap


ship·lap

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

1895

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