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bilgy

/bílji / [cf. OED bilge the foulness which collects in the bottom of a ship's ha; bilgy characteristic of a bilge] adj. 1. (of water) dirty; muddy; salty: From Jen wash Friday, that old bilgy water still out there in the tub (Crooked). (Black)

2. (of fruit) astringent. (Crooked)

Tags: adjective

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Last update: 2010-09-04 16:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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