|n.||1.||(Naut.) The act or process of daubing a vessel's bottom near the surface of the water with a mixture of tallow, sulphur, and resin, as a temporary protection against worms, after the slime, shells, etc., have been scraped off.|
|2.||(Naut.) Sheathing a vessel with planking over felt.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.