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knee

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199205684
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727504
knee

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a right-angled timber or metal bar used for strengthening and for support at the points of intersection of ship's timbers

Reference Entry.  149 words. 

Subjects: Maritime History

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