Bilge free

Related to Bilge free: bilge water, bilge well
(Naut.) stowed in such a way that the bilge is clear of everything; - said of a cask.

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On this signal, the officer-of-the-day, the master-at-arms, the supply petty officer, along with the butcher assembled at the door of the supply room where the rum casks were stowed, "bung up and bilge free.