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As soon as I was alone and could think about anything other than our freshwater supply, or cleaning the head, or pumping the bilge water from the bosun’s locker, my mind seemed to empty.
INHALE, EXHALE. SITTING WITH GRIEF ON THE RED SEA FLOOR.JVERSTEEGHJANUARY 10, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
This resembled the old bilge-water of a ship for foulness, but both men and oxen drank of it with avidity.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
An external bilge keel about 300 feet long and 25 inches deep was fitted along the bilge amidships.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
Then at last it came alongside, and he crawled cautiously down the curve of the bilge and secured it.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Along about sunrise Mr. Pellett stirred in the bilge and raised a peagreen face.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Her passenger spent the night praying in the bilge; and as for her commander, he left no report.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Last night was very cold, and this morning there was ice on the lake, and the bilge-water in the boat was frozen solid.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
With the rocking of the boat, the foul bilge-water washed around the child's limbs and back.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
Those steamers, it seemed to me, had big bilge keels, for as the tide ebbed they did not heel over.
THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
She wants some pitch run into her bilge seams, too, and won't be ready for an hour or longer.
THE LEAGUE OF THE LEOPARDHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO BILGE

  • balderdash
  • bilge
  • bunk
  • claptrap
  • drivel
  • foolishness
  • guff
  • hogwash
  • hooey
  • moonshine
  • poppycock
  • rubbish
  • silliness
  • stuff and nonsense
  • tommyrot
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