mallemaroking


mallemaroking
The behaviour of drunken sailors on ice bound ships

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • mallemaroking — /malˈi mə rōˈking/ (nautical; rare) noun Carousing of seamen in icebound ships ORIGIN: Obs Du mallemerok, a romping woman, from mal foolish, and marok, from Fr marotte a favoured object …   Useful english dictionary

  • mallemaroking — noun carousing on icebound Greenland whaling ships …   Wiktionary

  • mollie — noun popular aquarium fish • Syn: ↑molly • Hypernyms: ↑topminnow, ↑poeciliid fish, ↑poeciliid, ↑live bearer • Member Holonyms: ↑Mollienesia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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