clinker-built

adjective
clink·​er-built | \ ˈkliŋ-kər-ˌbilt How to pronounce clinker-built (audio) \

Definition of clinker-built

: having the external planks or plates overlapping like the clapboards on a house

First Known Use of clinker-built

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clinker-built

clinker, noun, clinch

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The first known use of clinker-built was in 1769

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Dictionary Entries Near clinker-built

clinker boat

clinker-built

clinkered

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“Clinker-built.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinker-built. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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