Coam"ings (?), n. pl. [Cf. Comb a crest.] Naut.

Raised pieces of wood of iron around a hatchway, skylight, or other opening in the deck, to prevent water from running bellow; esp. the fore-and-aft pieces of a hatchway frame as distinguished from the transverse head ledges.

[Written also combings.]


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