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shiplap

[ship-lap] /ˈʃɪpˌlæp/
noun, Carpentry.
1.
an overlapping joint, as a rabbet, between two boards joined edge to edge.
2.
boarding joined with such overlapping joints.
Origin of shiplap
1850-1855
1850-55; ship1 + lap2
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