Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Elm: Wood from various deciduous trees of the genus Ulmus and an important timber in wooden shipbuilding since its tough and curly grain makes it very resistant to splitting. Elm trees were usually felled in winter when they contained no sap. Elm was used for bees, bibbs, caps, tops and planking below the waterline.
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