A dog or dodge watch is two hours long while all other watches are four hours in duration. Bigwig officers aboard ships were often disliked. This is used to describe someone who is traveling or driving very fast. The meaning is not lost on landlubbers: Before someone explodes in anger, they almost invariably become overly quiet and, in some instances, even tranquil. These companies may use non-personally-identifying information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. One would alternately tension the line in your hands and then release.
We use it more commonly in the sense of keeping something away or even in fending off an attack even a verbal one of some kind. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. Mary of Bethlehem Hospital, where the Royal Navy would discharge men for treatment of mental illness. This originated from the frequent observation that the person speaking or telling a story would not be helping to tie up boat lines or ropes while docking, but rather leaving the job to the other sailors. The expression is also used to mean stopping.
Also called a barrier island. We may also ask for other information about you, such as your credit card information when you are making a purchase , interests, income, or education level. This street was known by the sailors as the street that catered to the pleasures of sailors. Now the term is used in the sense of getting out of a bad situation such as selling the shares of a failing company. Bar A submerged or emerged mound of sand, gravel or shell material built on the ocean floor in shallow water by waves and currents. This phrase comes from the act of cutting the anchor line in an effort to make a quick getaway. You may correct or delete any or all of the personal information you have provided to us at any time.
Western civilization has its roots in the areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. Sure like everywhere else there are the daily stresses of life and yet it remains that relatively speaking there is this air of relaxation that can be felt within all the islands. We also take appropriate measures to secure the transmission of sensitive personal information from your computer to the Company's computers. The word 'night' is a noun; adjectives are the words that describenouns. On our websites, we may also use tiny graphic images called pixel tags, web beacons, or clear gifs. Now the word is used to describe a state of extreme confusion and disorder. The root of the word is from the Arabic word amir meaning commander.
In recent years, crashing surf has pushed roaring surf out of second place. Its color was light green in the part closest to the shore, turned slightly darker in the middle, then abruptly changed to dark blue in deeper waters. Today it is used to describe being more patient with someone or giving a little extra room to maneuver. Today the expression is used when voicing one's opinion. These companies may use information you have shared e.
Today, this phrase is usually used when preparing to start a project in order to be fully ready for the intake of all new information and needed materials. Taste and smell are very closely tied. The ocean makes a sound like water surging and retreating. Designed to dissipate the force of storm waves and prevent undermining of a seawall, dune or placed fill. But that's merely one person's observation. Although not known at the time, an approaching storm will drop the barometric pressure, creating a low directly ahead of the storm front.
Originally a call to get the hands out of their hammocks to go to work. It meant to hoist every bit of canvas the yards could carry. The word originates from the drinking ladle with small holes or scuttles in it to reduce the small talk and wasted time at the water barrel. The term is likely taken from the phonetic translation of the Chinese word meaning business, as this form of English was often used in commercial trade in ports outside of Europe. Dredging The removal of sediment or the excavation of tidal or subtidal bottom to provide sufficient depths for navigation or anchorage, or to obtain material for construction or for beach nourishment.
These companies typically use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information. Overwash The uprush and overtopping of a coastal dune by storm waters. The term comes from the method of using a rope or line marked with knots at even intervals to measure the boats speed. If this was not done correctly, the crew member who had done the job would become the 'whipping boy' and face punishment. Today the expression is often used to describe a person who is dressed in fancy clothing.