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hackmatack

[hak-muh-tak] /ˈhæk məˌtæk/
noun
1.
tamarack (def 1).
Origin
Western Abenaki
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism; earlier hackmetack woods, hakmantak dense forest or interwoven shrubbery of tamarack or other conifers; probably < Western Abenaki
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  • Her double-decked hull was constructed of oak and hackmatack.
  • hackmatack and white oak knees give strength to the hull and to the white pine deck.
  • hackmatack knees and shelf and clamp give strength and support to the hull and white pine deck.

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