carvel-built definition

  • adjective:
    • Nautical Built with the hull planks lying flush or edge to edge as opposed to overlapping: a carvel-built ship.
    • (of a wood vessel) getting the planks associated with the hull set flush and caulked to make a smooth finish.

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