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Oakum

Oak´um   Pronunciation: ōk´ŭm
n.1.The material obtained by untwisting and picking into loose fiber old hemp ropes; - used for calking the seams of ships, stopping leaks, etc.
2.The coarse portion separated from flax or hemp in nackling.
White oakum
that made from untarred rope.
Noun1.oakum - loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships
fiber, fibre
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