chinse definition

  • verb:
    • To thrust oakum into (seams or chinks) with a chisel, the point of a knife, or a chinsing iron; to calk somewhat.
    • To thrust oakum into (seams or chinks) with a chisel , the purpose of a knife, or a chinsing metal; to calk slightly.
  • others:
    • Nautical, to calk briefly, once the seams of a ship, by forcing when you look at the oakum with a chisel or the point of a knife.

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