bilges bilges

Definition(s):

  • (n) in a vessel with two hulls, an enclosed area between the frames at each side

Usage(s):

  1. Aboard their ships, filthy water and human and animal wastes sloshed around in the bilges for a month or more.
  2. They're not wearing uniforms or talking about bilges and barges.
  3. Men who scarcely ever fixed a leaky faucet or pushed a lawnmower are busily hosing decks, rubbing brightwork, varnishing mahogany, bailing bilges.
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