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oakum meaning in Hindi

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oakum sentence in Hindi
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Noun
• मोटा सन

• ओकम
Examples
1.These included breaking stones, operating a water pump, and oakum picking.

2.Female prisoners picked oakum, knitted stockings or sewed.

3.This labour included the picking of oakum, rock breaking and wood chopping.

4.Jeremy Easson of New Oakum, England, finished sixth in a Mitsubishi Evolution.

5.Boats carried oakum and chisels to patch leaks.

6.Picking oakum was a common occupation in Victorian times in British prisons and workhouses.

7.Hard labour included rock breaking and oakum picking.

8.The cause of her sinking was likely the loosening of oakum in her seams.

9.In prison, Wilde picked oakum and dedicated himself to the task of learning humility.

10.The gaps in these joints were sealed with oakum to prevents the water leaking out.

Definition
loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships


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