Outriggers sentence example

outriggers
  • Other peculiar trees prized for their wood are: the kauila (Alphitonia ponderosa), used for making spears, mallets and other tools; the kela (Mezoneuron kauaiense), the hard wood of which resembles ebony; the halapepe (Dracaena aurea), out of the soft wood of which the natives carved many of their idols; and the wiliwili (Erythrina monosperma), the wood of which is as light as cork and is used for outriggers.
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  • These boats are either plain dug-outs, with or without outriggers, or regularly built by planks tightly laced and well caulked to an excavated keel.
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  • Except for the trireme none of these galleys had outriggers they were all worked over the gunwale.
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  • I managed to find some sill sections on ebay, and I bought some new front chassis outriggers from a specialist over the phone.
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  • They were a form of whiff, with roughly the same dimensions, fitted with sliding seats and full outriggers.
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