Definition of Bilgy

1. Adjective. Smelling like bilge water.




Definition of Bilgy

1. a. Having the smell of bilge water.

Definition of Bilgy

1. Adjective. Containing, or resembling, bilge. ¹

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Definition of Bilgy

1. smelling like seepage [adj BILGIER, BILGIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bilgy

bilevels
bilge
bilge keel
bilge keels
bilge pump
bilge pumps
bilge water
bilge well
bilged
bilges
bilgewater
bilgewaters
bilgier
bilgiest
bilging
bilgy (current term)
bilharzia
bilharzial
bilharzial appendicitis
bilharzial dysentery
bilharzial granuloma
bilharzias
bilharziases
bilharziasis
bilharzioma
bilharziosis
bili-
bilian
bilians
biliaries

Literary usage of Bilgy

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1. A Catalogue of Manuscript and Printed Reports, Field Books, Memoirs, Maps by Great Britain India Office (1878)
"... and bilgy. Scale, 2 miles to 1 inch. With a small insertion entitled " Plan of the ... and bilgy ; general account of the countries surrounding the ..."

2. Picturesque Sicily by William Agnew Paton (1897)
"... fireless cellars, smelling all kinds of dank and bilgy odors, we came to the albergo, of which, if we ever knew it, we have forgotten the name. ..."

3. Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence Edward Mulford (1910)
"bilgy smelling lubbers! I'll run afoul of 'em some morning an' make shark's food out of th' whole lot! " Meanwhile Meeker, finding his breakfast not yet ..."

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