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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garboard  \Gar"board\,  n.  (Naut.) 
  One  of  the  planks  next  the  keel  on  the  outside,  which  form  a 
  garboard  strake. 
 
  {Garboard  strake}  or  {streak},  the  first  range  or  strake  of 
  planks  laid  on  a  ship's  bottom  next  the  keel.  --Totten. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  garboard 
  n  :  the  first  planks  laid  next  to  the  keel  of  a  wooden  ship 
  [syn:  {garboard  plank},  {garboard  strake}] 




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