Try Our Apps


Pore Over vs. Pour Over

graving piece

noun, Nautical
a piece of wood let into a wooden hull to replace decayed wood.
Origin of graving piece
1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for graving piece
Historical Examples
  • I once heard a captain of one of the mail steamers describe this job as “letting in a graving piece down the back.”

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for graving piece

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for graving

Scrabble Words With Friends