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clincher-built

[klin-cher-bilt] /ˈklɪn tʃərˌbɪlt/
adjective, Shipbuilding.
1.
clinker-built (def 2).
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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British Dictionary definitions for clincher-built

clinker-built

adjective
1.
(of a boat or ship) having a hull constructed with each plank overlapping that below Also called lapstrake Compare carvel-built
Word Origin
C18 clinker a nailing together, probably from clinch
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