coak definition

  • noun:
    • a wooden dowel
    • the brass bearing in sheave of a block
    • See coke, n.
    • a type of tenon connecting the face of a scarfed timber because of the face of another timber, or a dowel or pin of wood or iron uniting timbers.
    • A metallic bushing or strengthening piece in the middle of a wooden block sheave.
    • In ship carpentry, a projection from end of a bit of timber or wood suitable into a hole an additional piece to become listed on them, or a cylinder or pin allow in to the finishes of both pieces.
    • Nautical, a square metallic bushing in the central pole of the sheave of a block, through whīch the pin passes.
  • verb:
    • To unite (timbers etc.) in the form of tenons or dowels inside edges or face.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To unite, as timbers, in the shape of tenons or dowels inside edges or faces.
  • others:
    • See coke.
    • In ship woodworking, to unite together, given that ends of two items of timber, by means of coaks.

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