lapstrake


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lap·strake

 (lăp′strāk′) also lap·streak (-strēk′)
adj.
Clinker-built.

lapstrake

(ˈlæpˌstreɪk) or

lapstreak

adj
(Nautical Terms) another term for clinker-built
n
(Nautical Terms) a clinker-built boat
[C18: from lap2 + strake]

clink′er-built`



adj.
having a hull with a shell formed with overlapping strakes.
[1760–70; clinker (variant of clincher) + built]
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