reeming beetle

noun
reem·​ing beetle | \ ˈrēmiŋ- \

Definition of reeming beetle

: the largest mallet used by a calker

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History and Etymology for reeming beetle

reeming from (assumed) Middle English (dialect) reming, present participle of remen to open up, clear

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“Reeming beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reeming%20beetle. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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