Definition of Oakum in English :
Define Oakum in English
Oakum meaning in English
Meaning of Oakum in English
Pronunciation of Oakum in English
Oakum pronunciation in English
Pronounce Oakum in Englishsee synonyms of 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
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