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"I've got one-fraction of an inch play, at any rate," said the garboard-strake, triumphantly.
Keel outside garboard strake, inclusive of thickness of keelband, (p. 151) if any, shall not exceed in depth 1½ in.
He passed with long strides from rock to rock, and returned dragging wildly sometimes a rider, sometimes a binding strake.
The most forward of them he strake from his horse, and brake his thigh with the fall.
Tobias met his father at the door, and strake of the gall on his father's eyes, saying: Be of good hope, my father.
Her slim black body, her white, beautifully set sails—not a strake or an inch of canvas on her that he did not know and love.
THE WIND BLOWETHBRIAN OSWALD DONN-BYRNE
Whenever one half of the length of the strake of flax is heckled, it is turned round to heckle the other half.
One shot more vvas then made, which strake the foote of the fort vvall, which vvas all massiue timber of great trees like Mastes.
The upper strake of my boat I also painted yellow, and to finish off christened my craft the "Yellow Boy."
JETHOUE. R. SUFFLING
Sir Matthew spake no worde, but strake his horse with the spurrs sorer than he dyde before.

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