calkers

calker

1 [kaw-ker]
noun
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calker

2 [kaw-ker]
noun
calk2 ( def 2 ).

Origin:
calk2 + -er1

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Calkers definition


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").

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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