Share this entry
lapstrake Syllabification: lap·strake
Pronunciation: /ˈlapstrāk/
chiefly North American

Definition of lapstrake in English:



(also lapstraked) Back to top  
Example sentences
  • This small wooden rowboat with a lapstrake hull had a snug seat in the stern, one in the middle where my father sat to row, and another near the bow where I loved to sit.
  • The Small Boats Course focuses on traditional boatbuilding, both lapstrake and carvel plank-on-frame construction, using modern materials and techniques.
Definition of lapstrake in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources