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calkers


calkers


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Calkers 
  workmen  skilled  in  stopping  the  seams  of  the  deck  or  sides  of 
  vessels.  The  inhabitants  of  Gebel  were  employed  in  such  work  on 
  Tyrian  vessels  (Ezek.  27:9,  27;  marg.,  strengtheners"  or 
  "stoppers  of  chinks").