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  • This is a Pacific Northwest regionalism meaning freezing rain - precipitation just a Fahrenheit degree or two below snowfall.

    November 7, 2013

  • Ass over tea kettle: "Pitchpole: To capsize a boat stern over bow, rather than by rolling over." - from the Wikipedia Glossary of Nautical Terms

    August 17, 2012

  • Latin word meaning 'pertaining to the ship'; maritime. From WIkipedia's entry for Navy: cf. Greek "ναῦς" (naus), "ship", "ναύτης" (nautes), "seaman, sailor".

    August 13, 2012

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