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

First Known Use of carvel-built

1798, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carvel-built

probably from Dutch karveel-, from karveel caravel, from Middle French carvelle

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