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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: oakum (0.00894 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: oakum oakum n : loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships
English → English (gcide) Definition: Oakum Oakum \Oak"um\ ([=o]k"[u^]m), n. [AS. [=a]cumba; pref. [=a]- (cf. G. er-, Goth. us-, orig. meaning, out) + cemban to comb, camb comb. See Comb.] 1. The material obtained by untwisting and picking into loose fiber old hemp ropes; -- used for calking the seams of ships, stopping leaks, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. The coarse portion separated from flax or hemp in nackling. --Knight. [1913 Webster] White oakum, that made from untarred rope. [1913 Webster]


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