Meaning of clinker-built
Pronunciation: (kling'kur-bilt"), [key]
- faced or surfaced with boards, plates, etc., each course of which overlaps the one below, lapstrake.
- noting a hull whose shell is formed of plankingor platingin which each strake overlaps the next one below and is overlapped by the next one above. Cf.
- clinker-built (Thesaurus)