Title: House of Leaves
Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
“All the windows were nailed shut and sealed with caulking.“
In Their Words:
gerund or present participle: caulking
seal (a gap or seam) with a waterproof filler and sealant.
“caulk all cracks between the trim and siding or masonry”
stop up (the seams of a boat) with oakum and waterproofing material, or by driving plate-junctions together; make (a boat) watertight by this method.
“a garden must be cleared, boats caulked, and nets mended”
In My Words:
To seal up things with Caulk.