bilge bilge

Definition(s):

  1. (n) water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
  2. (n) where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
  3. (v) cause to leak
  4. (v) take in water at the bilge

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Usage(s):

  1. Its flotation was entirely dependent on whether the bilge pump could keep up with the leakage.
  2. A creature that only an animal man could love, it has the temper of a bald hornet, the odor of cattle-boat bilge water and the bodily build of a Sherman tank.
  3. The central thesis of all of these is utter bilge.

News

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Quotes

  1. Clegg told him: "This is just such bilge. I've always been completely open about the fact that I spent, 20 years ago, I spent nine months as a backroom researcher with a consultancy in London."
    on Apr 19, 2010 By: Nick Clegg Source: The Guardian

  2. Of Reagan's environmental policies in general, Adams said, "The flow of bilge from the Reagan administration is a blot upon our history of literacy."
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Ansel Adams Source: Boston Globe

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