Definition of 'oakum'
Example sentences containing 'oakum'
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Beneath a lantern on the forecastle deck I saw a few wretched sailors hunched in apelike postures pounding oakum between the decking planks. STONE THE CROWS, IT'S A VACUUM-CLEANER (1993)
Trends of 'oakum'
Used Rarely. oakum is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of oakum from the Collins English Dictionary
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