beam-ends beam-ends

Definition(s):

  • (n) (nautical) at the ends of the transverse deck beams of a vessel

Usage(s):

  • In the ruinous days of September 1940, a bomb blasted two of the museum's rooms into reportedly picturesque and possibly symbolic confusion: Hitler lurched on his beam-ends, his .
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amalgamation amalgamation
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