In ship-building, a thick plank on the inner pjirt of a shipa#39;s side, used to sustain the ends of the beams. 4. A smooth, crooked plate of ... In England, ac- cording to Bailey, a clap-board is what in America Is called a stave for casks. CLAPa#39;-DISH, n .
|Title||:||A dictionary of the English language. To which are added, a synopsis of words differently pronounced and Walker's Key to the classical pronunciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture proper names. Revised and enlarged, by C.A. Goodrich|
|Author||:||Noah Webster, Chauncey Allen Goodrich, John Walker|