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Strake   Listen

Thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship.  Synonym: wale.

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"Strake" Quotes from Famous Books

... and I will keep it," said Lady Basset, as she rose. "But if I know him, what I should say certainly to bring him would be that Sir Oliver de Clisson lay here in dungeon, and that if he would come he should see his head strake off in yonder court. He is a fair lover, my brother; but he ...
— The White Lady of Hazelwood - A Tale of the Fourteenth Century • Emily Sarah Holt

Words linked to "Strake" :   vessel, plank, gun rest, watercraft, garboard plank, gunnel, gunwale, wale, board, garboard

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