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carvel-built

[kahr-vuh l-bilt] /ˈkɑr vəlˌbɪlt/
adjective
1.
(of a ship's hull) formed of planks laid close on the frames so as to present a smooth exterior.
Compare clinker-built (def 2).
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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British Dictionary definitions for carvel-built

carvel-built

adjective
1.
(of a vessel) having a hull with planks made flush at the seams Compare clinker-built
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