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Meaning of MEAKING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Meak"ing\, n. [See {Meak}.] (Naut.)
The process of picking out the oakum from the seams of a
vessel which is to be recalked.

{Meaking iron} (Naut.), the tool with which old oakum is
   picked out of a vessel's seams.

 

 

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