spirketing

noun spir·ket·ing \ˈspərkə̇tiŋ\

Definition of spirketing

plural

-s

  1. :  planking consisting of timbers that are heavier than the ceiling and are worked above the waterways in a wooden ship

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Origin and Etymology of spirketing

obsolete English spirket, spurket space between floor timbers of a ship forward or aft + English -ing


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