Definition Noun Origin 16th century. Of dubious nautical connotation. Comments Positioned close to the cargo hatches and used for loading and unloading smaller kinds of
Definition Noun Origin (First definition) Probably earlier than the 19th century. Reportedly used in the U.S. Navy as the nickname for a small feed bag.
Definition Noun Origin 19th century. From Greek, meaning equal weight. Comments A type of contour line you see on weather maps showing areas of differing
Definition Noun Verb Origin (first definition) Probably earlier than the early 17th century. Of unknown origin. (second definition) The 16th century. From the Old French,
Definition Noun (slang) Origin Early 20th century. Of unknown derivation. Comments Possibly a reference for young enlisted sailors to gobble their chow. References King, D.,
Definition (also spelled flake) Noun Verb Origin From Middle English, faken, meaning to coil. Fake came into usage probably earlier than the 17th century. Comments