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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Clinker-built  \Clink"er-built\,  a.  (Naut.) 
  Having  the  side  planks  (af  a  boat)  so  arranged  that  the  lower 
  edge  of  each  overlaps  the  upper  edge  of  the  plank  next  below 
  it  like  clapboards  on  a  house.  See  {Lapstreak}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  (of  ships)  built  with  overlapping  hull  planks  [syn:  {clincher-built}] 
  [ant:  {carvel-built}]