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Definitions of keel
v. t. & i. - To cool; to skim or stir. 2
n. - A brewer's cooling vat; a keelfat. 2
n. - A longitudinal timber, or series of timbers scarfed together, extending from stem to stern along the bottom of a vessel. It is the principal timber of the vessel, and, by means of the ribs attached on each side, supports the vessel's frame. In an iron vessel, a combination of plates supplies the place of the keel of a wooden ship. See Illust. of Keelson. 2
n. - Fig.: The whole ship. 2
n. - A barge or lighter, used on the Type for carrying coal from Newcastle; also, a barge load of coal, twenty-one tons, four cwt. 2
n. - The two lowest petals of the corolla of a papilionaceous flower, united and inclosing the stamens and pistil; a carina. See Carina. 2
n. - A projecting ridge along the middle of a flat or curved surface. 2
v. i. - To traverse with a keel; to navigate. 2
v. i. - To turn up the keel; to show the bottom. 2
n. - In a dirigible, a construction similar in form and use to a ship's keel; in an aeroplane, a fin or fixed surface employed to increase stability and to hold the machine to its course. 2

The word "keel" uses 4 letters: E E K L.

Direct anagrams of keel:
  leek   leke

Words formed by adding one letter before or after keel (in bold), or to eekl in any order:
c -   cleek   g -   gleek   n -   kneel   p -   kelep   s -   keels   leeks   sleek   v -   kevel  

Shorter words found within keel:
eel   eke   el   elk   lee   lek  

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