Harpings



[hahr-ping] /ˈhɑr pɪŋ/

noun, Shipbuilding.
1.
any of several horizontal members at the ends of a vessel for holding cant frames in position until the shell planking or plating is attached.
/ˈhɑːpɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
(nautical) wooden members used for strengthening the bow of a vessel
2.
(shipbuilding) wooden supports used in construction

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