spirketting

spirketting

(ˈspɜːkɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) deck planking near the bulwarks
2. (Nautical Terms) the interior lining between ports and the overhead interior surface of the cabin
[C18: from obsolete spirket space between floor timbers in a ship]
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