Word Nerd 2.1


Title: House of Leaves

Author: Mark Z. Danielewski

Page: 17


“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.

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