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"
References in classic literature ?
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?
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