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I am of opinion that pumping a leaky ship is the most detestable work in the world.

The Washington had proved to be a leaky ship, every passage I made in her.

We was heaving cargo overboard like a leaky ship in a typhoon.

Said afore 'twas done he was so leaky with spear holes that he cast a shadder like a skimmer.

A battery which has a leaky jar will also have a case which is rotted at the bottom and sides.

A battery with a leaky jar must, of course, be removed from the car for repairs.

The water will be no higher on the inside of a leaky boat than it is on the outside.

At the same time he was afraid to put to sea again in that leaky boat.

If he had one foot in that leaky boat, the other was on firm ground.

Not a sound in the house, save the dripping of a leaky faucet in the bathroom.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from leak (n.) + -y (2). Related: Leakiness.

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