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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj caulked having cracks and crevices stopped up with a filler
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In literature:

Each end is "caulked," that is, split longitudinally and turned up and down.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
It was hauled up on shore and caulked and new parts added to make it adaptable for the purpose.
"The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns" by Roger Thompson Finlay
The white boats were thoroughly gone over with caulking-iron and paint.
"A Canyon Voyage" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Didn't I see it with my own eyes, and I was as wide awake as you are, and not caulking?
"Tom Finch's Monkey" by John C. Hutcheson
I was caulking till they wakened me wi' laughing.
"Blue Jackets" by George Manville Fenn
There's a big job to patch me up and caulk me, I can tell you.
"Syd Belton" by George Manville Fenn
The seams were caulked with gum collected from trees growing near, mixed with resin, which exuded from the trunks of others.
"On the Banks of the Amazon" by W.H.G. Kingston
At length five boats, composed of five planks lashed together and caulked with rags, were forthcoming.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
I'm right, I know; he's having a caulk.
"In the King's Name" by George Manville Fenn
As you look at the walls, you see the house is built of timbers, squared and notched together, and caulked with moss or oakum.
"Acadia" by Frederic S. Cozzens
Finding a commodious port, with abundance of fresh water and fuel, they hove down their ships and caulked them.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
Oughtn't her seams to be caulked or something?
"Carl and the Cotton Gin" by Sara Ware Bassett
She had been freshly caulked while she lay on the deck of the Scarboro, and her seams did not let in enough water to keep her sweet.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
The first thing to be done was to caulk the boat.
"Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs" by William H. G. Kingston
The seams are then caulked with gum.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
It takes nearly twelve hours to get the ship free, and caulked, and ready to lift.
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
The sun blazed down from nearly overhead at noon until the caulking in the deck bubbled and the sea seemed to steam.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
They're all caulking soundly.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
The hull was made water-tight by caulking the seams of the planking.
"Ancient and Modern Ships." by George C. V. Holmes
When the woodwork was done the boat was turned keel up, and the caulking began.
"Old Farm Fairies:" by Henry Christopher McCook

In poetry:

With yellow soap, to caulk a leak obscene --
Whose writing-table once held kerosene.
What does he wot of over-mantels, he
Who keeps tobacco where he should keep tea?
"Suburbia - A Yearn" by C J Dennis

In news:

You can use caulking or duct seal, but flexing the wires while installing the device is likely to ruin the seal.
An inspection determined that PCBs from caulk used around the window had leaked into adjoining masonry.
Some people don't button up the house until caulking fails, wind whistles in, and the first eye-popping utility bill of the winter lands in the mailbox.
Why It's Not Okay to Inject Bathroom Caulk Into One's Breasts and Buttocks.
At this point, if the caulking looks as good as new, great.
A $5 tube of caulk is a prudent first step.
Arbortech's new caulking blades offer combined cutting and grinding action for faster caulk removal.
The carbide-tipped blades are used with Arbortech's AS170 brick and mortar saw to remove caulking, while simultaneously grinding both sides of the expansion joint.
Leaks around tubs can often be traced to bad caulk jobs or missing caulk .
If the caulk is too hard to cut, it can be softened with liquid caulk removers.
The water behind the wall will keep the new caulk in a semi-liquid state and when you next use the shower or tub, the caulk will wash out.
) injection-molded HDPE caulking cartridges, has announced the availability of the E 900 Quart Cartridge with a Euro-style threaded tip (900 ml/29 oz.
Then surley thte caulk kind will be easier…not so much.
RocKit Grout Gun Zero5 Minneapolis, Minn. Zero5 Innovations' RocKit Grout Gun incorporates a semi-rigid tip, so grout is applied to joints similar to conventional caulking methods in that you smooth the grout joint as it is applied.