oakum

suomi-englanti sanakirja

oakum englannista suomeksi

  1. tilke

  1. Substantiivi

  2. rive

oakum englanniksi

  1. A material, consisting of tarred fibres, used to caulk or pack joints in plumbing, masonry, and wooden shipbuilding.

  2. (quote-book)

  3. The coarse portion separated from flax or hemp in hackling.

  4. 1983, Peter Ackroyd, ''The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde'':

  5. My eyesight began to fail, from the strain of picking oakum in my cell.