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Nautical Term:

keel (n)

Definition:

1) The central longitudinal structural member of a ship to which all the frames, stem and sternpost are fastened.
2) A British flat-bottomed coal ship 3) A load of coal on a coal ship. 4) A British unit of weight for coal equal to 21.2 long tonnes.

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