bilgewater


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bilgewater

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(Nautical Terms) nautical another name for bilge3
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Noun1.bilgewater - pretentious or silly talk or writingbilgewater - pretentious or silly talk or writing
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
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Looky here, Bilgewater," he says, "I'm nation sorry for you, but you ain't the only person that's had troubles like that.
Trouble has done it, Bilgewater, trouble has done it; trouble has brung these gray hairs and this prema- ture balditude.
But the duke kind of soured on him, and didn't look a bit satisfied with the way things was going; still, the king acted real friendly towards him, and said the duke's great-grandfather and all the other Dukes of Bilgewater was a good deal thought of by HIS father, and was allowed to come to the palace considerable; but the duke stayed huffy a good while, till by and by the king says:
Like as not we got to be together a blamed long time on this h-yer raft, Bilgewater, and so what's the use o' your bein' sour?
Packed with famous pirates and with two game modes to choose from, players are called on to help the hero, Redrum Bilgewater recover lost treasures and ancient gold to keep Dread Captain Weevil at bay.
There's nothing wrong with Bilgewater Katarina, she just takes a backseat to these other skins.
Get out my body scar furred hyenas empty my bilgewater blood from your
com/time to go: Loch out Scots scenery in summer FROM PAGE 43 scary-sounding Bilgewater Gin, and award-winning beers from the Fyne Ales brewery at Cairndow.
64) For example, the inspectors may require crew members to conduct firefighting drills to demonstrate that they are in fact trained in that evolution, as the Safety Management Certificate attests; to lower and raise a lifeboat to ensure that the davit works properly and that the crew knows how to operate it; or to demonstrate the operation of pollution-prevention equipment, such as the oily-water separator (or OWS, a device that removes oil from a ship's bilgewater so the cleansed bilgewater can be discharged overboard).
I took a swig of the stinking ol' bilgewater from the bottom of this ship and walked down 14th St.