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bilge

 (bĭlj)
n.
1. Nautical
a. The rounded portion of a ship's hull, forming a transition between the bottom and the sides.
b. The lowest inner part of a ship's hull.
2. Bilge water.
3. Slang Stupid talk or writing; nonsense.
4. The bulging part of a barrel or cask.
v. bilged, bilg·ing, bilg·es
v.intr.
1. Nautical To spring a leak in the bilge.
2. To bulge or swell.
v.tr.
Nautical To break open the bilge of.

[Probably alteration of bulge.]

bilg′y adj.
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Adj.1.bilgy - smelling like bilge waterbilgy - smelling like bilge water    
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