making-iron definition

  • noun:
    • something notably like a chisel with a groove in it, used by caulkers of vessels in order to complete the seams following the oakum happens to be driven in.
    • something significantly like a chisel with a groove on it, used by calkers of vessels to complete the seams after the oakum is driven in.
    • something, significantly resembling a chisel with a groove with it, employed by calkers of ships to complete the seams after the oakum happens to be driven in.
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