white oakum

noun

Definition of white oakum

: oakum from untarred rope

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First Known Use of white oakum

1649, in the meaning defined above

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“White oakum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20oakum. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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