Definition Noun Enlisted rating in the Navy and Coast Guard, and a person aboard a merchant vessel, all of whom perform clerical work. Origin Earlier
Definition Noun A compartment that serves as the mess and common room for the officers of a warship. The complement of officers aboard a ship.
Definition Noun The green patina on copper, brass, or bronze when exposed to air and saltwater. Origin Earlier than the 14th century. From the Old
Definition Noun A submarine (most often a German submarine during WWII). Origin 20th century. From the German word, Unterseeboot, meaning undersea boat. Comments Anyone who’s
Definition Noun A strong tropical storm in the Pacific Ocean. Origin 18th century. Origin is uncertain, but possibly from the Cantonese word, ta fung, meaning
Definition Noun The shaft of an anchor. Origin 16th century. From Old English, sceanca, meaning shaft. Comments The shaft of an anchor is the part