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 for Coamings
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coamings \Coam"ings\, n. pl. [Cf. Comb a crest.] (Naut.)
     Raised pieces of wood of iron around a hatchway, skylight, or
     other opening in the deck, to prevent water from running
     bellow; esp. the fore-and-aft pieces of a hatchway frame as
     distinguished from the transverse head ledges. [Written also
     combings.]
     [1913 Webster]

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