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coamings


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coamings  \Coam"ings\,  n.  pl  [Cf.  {Comb}  a  crest.]  (Naut.) 
  Raised  pieces  of  wood  of  iron  around  a  hatchway,  skylight,  or 
  other  opening  in  the  deck,  to  prevent  water  from  running 
  bellow;  esp.  the  fore-and-aft  pieces  of  a  hatchway  frame  as 
  distinguished  from  the  transverse  head  ledges.  [Written  also 
  {combings}.] 




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