rising wood

noun

Definition of rising wood

1 : timber used to fill in at the junctions of a wooden ship's keelson with the stem and stern posts
2 : the upper timber of a wooden ship's keel when composed of two timbers

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“Rising wood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rising%20wood. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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