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A keel or bottom board is laid in two or three pieces, carefully scarfed together.
THE EVOLUTION OF CULTUREAUGUSTUS HENRY LANE-FOX PITT-RIVERS
Fig. 216 is a scarfed joint with undercut vee'd ends which prevent the joint from lipping up or down or sideways.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Fig. 217 is a "fished joint," and the following difference between a scarfed and fished joint should be noted.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
The end of a piece of work, when scarfed, is tapered off on one side so that the extremity comes to a rather sharp edge.
The last was all leaf brown—dust and rain and wear and tear, scarfed and stained huge boots, and shabby forage cap.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
And where a sandall'd foot had brush'd,And where a scarfed hem, The flowers awoke from sleep and rush'dLike children after them.
She was silken, she was scarfed, she was soft and steady; as in the past, sweetness and strength breathed from her.
AMABEL CHANNICEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
He gazed critically over the valley, the mountains, into the sky scarfed by night.
MOUNTAIN BLOODJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
It will be noted that the ends of the studs are scarfed so as to interlock in succeeding panels.
CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONHALBERT P. GILLETTE
The foremost keel piece is scarfed into the stem, which is the fore-end of the vessel's bow.
ALL AFLOATWILLIAM WOOD

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