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kel·son

 (kĕl′sən)
n.
Variant of keelson.

kelson

(ˈkɛlsən)
n
(Nautical Terms) a variant of keelson

keel•son

(ˈkɛl sən, ˈkil-)

also kelson



n.
any of various fore-and-aft structural members lying above or parallel to the keel in the bottom of a hull.
[1605–15; < Low German kielswin literally, keel swine]
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Is not the main-truck higher than the kelson is low?
Now, it is no very easy matter for anybody --except those who are almost hourly used to it, like whalemen --to clamber up a ship's side from a boat on the open sea; for the great swells now lift the boat high up towards the bulwarks, and then instantaneously drop it half way down to the kelson.
We bargained, him and I, and here we are: stores, brandy, block house, the firewood you was thoughtful enough to cut, and in a manner of speaking, the whole blessed boat, from cross-trees to kelson.
In conjunction, Joseph Alvarado, the company's current chairman, will be step down from the board and Richard Kelson will continue as its lead director.
Judge Peter Kelson QC heard how the officer, who served for 22 years, knew the couple through a shared interest in the swinging scene.
Judge Peter Kelson QC heard how the officer, who served for 22 years until he was sacked, knew the couple through a shared interest in the swinging scene.
Judge Kelson said: "In short, you used a PS2million helicopter which costs something like $1000 (sic) an hour to run to advance your own sexual curiosities when it should have been detecting crime.
Judge Peter Kelson QC heard that the officer, who served for 22 years until he was sacked, knew the couple through a shared interest in the swinging scene.
You quite literally considered yourself above the law," Judge Peter Kelson told Pogmore according to the BBC.
Passenger Katy Kelson, 38, from South Shields, said: "The 8.
Respected Middlesbroughbased criminal advocate Ian Stuart West came off worse after he clashed with Judge Peter Kelson QC during a morning hearing at Durham Crown Court in April.
CCTV footage of various members of the RooKe family assaulting Mr Kinsella was shown to Judge Peter Kelson QC who said it was impossible to watch without wincing.