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ccnomad commented on the word silver thaw
This is a Pacific Northwest regionalism meaning freezing rain - precipitation just a Fahrenheit degree or two below snowfall.
November 7, 2013
ccnomad commented on the word Pitchpole
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
ccnomad commented on the word navalis
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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