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coaming (n.)

1610s, nautical, "raised border or edge of a hatch" (to prevent water on deck from running below), of unknown origin.

updated on January 03, 2018

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Definitions of coaming from WordNet

coaming (n.)
a raised framework around a hatchway on a ship to keep water out;
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